undelightful

undelightful

(ˌʌndɪˈlaɪtfʊl)
adj
not enjoyable or pleasurable
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Avaunt, then, ye duenna crew, undelightful to all mankind.
He found himself slighted instead of encouraged, and "from being thought no undelightful companion, was soon reckoned a disagreeable fellow.
However, the widespread employment of the three technologies also implies an undelightful issue that the three technologies have no direct relationship to the energy savings in buildings.
Undelightful aspects of London appear in Gower, writing of a 'thousand wolves and bears' at its gates (the rebels of 1381), and pleasanter ones in Richard Maidstone, describing a pageant of reconciliation (with images familiar from the Wilton Diptych) between Londoners and Richard II.
That "designedly astray" suggests something more than simply leaving the fashionable districts of Liverpool; it indicates a disorientation, a descent, a moral crisis, and indeed Hawthorne calls what he found "a sort of sombre phantasmagoric spectacle, exceedingly undelightful to behold, yet involving a singular interest and even fascination in its ugliness" (5:277).
Her tour of examples terminates with the decidedly undelightful quality of anger: "Anger is a passion that attracts less sympathy than any other, yet the unpleasing and distorted features of an angry man will be more eagerly gazed upon by those who are no wise concerned with his fury, or the objects of it, than the most amiable placid countenance in the world" (72).
Cram the antisocial 'crazies' into uncaring, undelightful asylums.
What with a Lucky 15 and an each-way patent in which he figured very prominently, a pounds 7,000 draw was the not entirely undelightful result.
Not only are those Rousseau-esque "Savages" meant to inoculate the charges that should be laid against an unreal and irresponsible governing class, but they also serve to direct the attention away from other "Savages" closer to home, whose life is undelightful in the extreme and whose climate most imperfect.