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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNPLEASANTLY

Although at every point she was far from vogue, she impressed me not unpleasantly.

But if so, the tyrant will live most unpleasantly, and the king most pleasantly?

He flung up his head, and laughed bitterly and unpleasantly.

He was unpleasantly conscious that the light was on his face.

As she woke now she was unpleasantly aware of strangers in the room.

If by 'this' you mean the hotel, it is European, and unpleasantly so at that.

For the first time since he was in Sicily the heat began to affect him unpleasantly.

Without it you might be broken in upon most unpleasantly by some unwelcome intruder.

I am sorry, she said, no, not sorry—only unpleasantly surprised.

If only Jerry had kept her unpleasantly candid remarks to herself!

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from un- (1) "not" + pleasant. Related: Unpleasantly; unpleasantness.

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