unpleasantness

Definitions of unpleasantness
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n the feeling caused by disagreeable stimuli; one pole of a continuum of states of feeling

Antonyms:
pleasantness
the feeling caused by agreeable stimuli; one pole of a continuum of states of feeling
Type of:
pain, painfulness
emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid

n the quality of giving displeasure

“the recent unpleasantness of the weather”
Antonyms:
pleasantness, sweetness
the quality of giving pleasure
Types:
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nastiness
the quality of being unpleasant
distastefulness, odiousness, offensiveness
the quality of being offensive
awfulness, dreadfulness, horridness, terribleness
a quality of extreme unpleasantness
harshness, roughness
the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
blatancy
the property of being both obvious and offensive
loathsomeness, lousiness, repulsiveness, sliminess, vileness, wickedness
the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions
hatefulness, objectionableness, obnoxiousness
the quality of being hateful
beastliness
unpleasant nastiness; used especially of nasty weather
frightfulness
the quality of being frightful
gruffness, hoarseness, huskiness
a throaty harshness
Type of:
quality
an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

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