unendearing

unendearing

(ˌʌnɪnˈdɪərɪŋ)
adj
not endearing, not encouraging of affection; not likable
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Swift, peppy and defiantly unendearing, DreamWorks Animation's latest toon updates the zany adventures of the time-traveling dog-and-his-boy sideshow from Jay Ward's 1960s TV series "Rocky and Bullwinkle"--an arcane starting point for contempo kiddie fare, and not one that adapts entirely comfortably to the studio's blend of state-of-the-art imagery and touchy-feely personal issues.
In fact, those afflicted with such behavioral aberrations that are well outside the socially acceptable norms often are "successful" individuals who occupy prominent business or community roles despite their unendearing, even loathsome conduct.
It was an unendearing trait in one of wealthy parents.
Last year's revival of Mozart's Don Giovanni, directed by Francesca Zambollo, has Simon Keenlyside as a well sung but unendearing Don, balanced by the lively Leperello of Kyle Keleston.
In an aptly titled chapter called "Notes on An Unendearing Profession," Okrent recalls the words of Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.
When invited to look round a garden, I have the rather unendearing habit of going straight for the nearest pest or disease infestation.
Nothing but boring, half-baked storylines and unendearing, pointless characters.
Gere is especially nasty as the often violent and dishonest cop, but it's the concentration on his unendearing character traits which take away from the film.
This unendearing foible was attributed to the frustration teenagers experience at not being adults: they are longing for the power and privilege of adulthood.
Its most unendearing quality is that it spreads both rapidly and prolifically - its veliger stage allows the larva to travel great distances before attaching to a structure (such as an intake pipe or screen).
If you wanted an unendearing term for the CRT race proposition, would "racialist" do?