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unsympathetic

uhn sim puh the tik

  • a  not sympathetic or disposed toward
    unsympathetic officialdom
    people unsympathetic to the revolution
    his dignity made him seem aloof and unsympathetic
  • a  (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings
    all the characters were peculiarly unsympathetic
  • s  not having an open mind
  • s  lacking in sympathy and kindness
  • s  not agreeing with your tastes or expectations
    a job temperamentally unsympathetic to him

  • The late pontiff, while a strident anti-communist, was not unsympathetic to Polish priests who had cooperated with communists authorities, who then held absolute sway over his .
  • Qualifying what he called slow and unsympathetic response of authorities to the situation "unacceptable," Beck warns legal action for hardship and losses suffered may be taken.
  • But state legislators including a large contingent of Democrats appear unsympathetic.
Quotes

  • Jacob Zuma in Independent Online
    Addressing a Chambers of Commerce and Industry of SA (Chamsa) conference, Zuma said: "In this war against crime we reiterate that our laws must bite. They must favour the victims of crime and be unsympathetic to those who deliberately seek crime as...
  • Morris Iemma in Melbourne Herald Sun
    Unfortunately, there are some people who retain unsympathetic attitudes towards breastfeeding in public, including in the workplace,Mr Iemma said. "These new laws will provide breastfeeding mothers with the full protection of the law,...
  • Malcolm Turnbull in The Age
    Asked at a public forum in Brisbane whether he was sympathetic to calls for the project to be moved, Mr Turnbull said: "I'm not unsympathetic."

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