AskDefine | Define unsympathetic

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unsympathetic adj
1 not sympathetic or disposed toward; "unsympathetic officialdom"; "people unsympathetic to the revolution"; "his dignity made him seem aloof and unsympathetic" [ant: sympathetic]
2 (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings; "all the characters were peculiarly unsympathetic" [syn: unappealing, unlikeable, unlikable] [ant: sympathetic]
3 not having an open mind; "a closed mind unreceptive to new ideas" [syn: closed]
4 lacking in sympathy and kindness; "unkindly ancts" [syn: unkindly]
5 not agreeing with your tastes or expectations; "found the task disagreeable and decided to abandon it"; "a job temperamentally unsympathetic to him" [syn: disagreeable]

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