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  • a  (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings
  • a  not able to attract favorable attention
    they have made the place as unappealing as possible
    was forced to talk to his singularly unappealing hostess

  • Harvard's advice was direct: Get the butts entirely out, or at least make smoking unappealing.
  • Who would replace Park, a dependable if politically unappealing friend of the West? Would his death inspire North Korea to launch an invasion of the South, which could lead to a .
  • As a lifelong Democrat, I have wallowed in the luxury of voting against some of the most unappealing politicians in American history, starting with Richard Nixon and ending (so far .
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  • If You Teach a Son to Fish
    Out on the puke-green waters of New York’s Jamaica Bay, under an equally unappealing gray roof of cloud cover, I found myself trying to convince a child that fishing, my greatest childhood passion, should be his passion as well. My four-year-old son, Luke, and I were aboard what we New York and Long Island fishermen call a “party boat”—an affordable, pay-per-fare fishing vessel that fathers and ...
    June 10, 2013 - Takepart.com via Yahoo! News
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    The Estes Park Police Department reminds citizens that unlocked vehicles are easy targets for theft. Police chief Wes Kufeld advised, "Make your vehicle unappealing to thieves by removing valuables or securing them out of sight, and always locking the doors."
    June 10, 2013 - Estes Park Trail Gazette

  • Antonin Scalia in Wall Street Journal
    As Justice Antonin Scalia wrote last year, the 28-word provision has been "invoked to impose criminal penalties on a staggeringly broad swath of behavior" by those who "engage in any manner of unappealing or ethically questionable conduct."
  • Ben Bernanke in New York Times
    This disparate treatment, unappealing as it is, appears unavoidable,Mr. Bernanke said. "Our economic system is critically dependent on the free flow of credit."
  • Richard Tisei in Mass Device
    Anything that makes it unappealing to do business in Massachusetts is probably a mistake,Tisei told us. "We've imposed restrictions on pharmaceutical and medical device companies that are more restrictive than those that are in place on...

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