unsympathetic


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unsympathetic

(ˌʌnsɪmpəˈθɛtɪk)
adj
1. not characterized by, feeling, or showing sympathy
2. (when: postpositive, often foll by to or towards) not showing agreement (with) or favour (towards)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsympathetic - not sympathetic or disposed towardunsympathetic - not sympathetic or disposed toward; "unsympathetic officialdom"; "people unsympathetic to the revolution"; "his dignity made him seem aloof and unsympathetic"
uncompassionate - lacking compassion or feeling for others; "nor silver-shedding tears could penetrate her uncompassionate sire"- Shakespeare
uncongenial, incompatible - not suitable to your tastes or needs; "the uncongenial roommates were always fighting"; "the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs"
unresponsive - not responding to some influence or stimulus
sympathetic - expressing or feeling or resulting from sympathy or compassion or friendly fellow feelings; disposed toward; "sympathetic to the students' cause"; "a sympathetic observer"; "a sympathetic gesture"
2.unsympathetic - (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelingsunsympathetic - (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings; "all the characters were peculiarly unsympathetic"
drama - the literary genre of works intended for the theater
likable, likeable, appealing, sympathetic - (of characters in literature or drama) evoking empathic or sympathetic feelings; "the sympathetic characters in the play"
3.unsympathetic - not having an open mindunsympathetic - not having an open mind; "a closed mind unreceptive to new ideas"
unreceptive - not receptive
4.unsympathetic - lacking in sympathy and kindnessunsympathetic - lacking in sympathy and kindness; "unkindly ancts"
unkind - lacking kindness; "a thoughtless and unkind remark"; "the unkindest cut of all"
5.unsympathetic - not agreeing with your tastes or expectations; "found the task disagreeable and decided to abandon it"; "a job temperamentally unsympathetic to him"
uncongenial, incompatible - not suitable to your tastes or needs; "the uncongenial roommates were always fighting"; "the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs"

unsympathetic

adjective
2. unsavoury, nasty, unpleasant, unattractive, obnoxious, objectionable, disagreeable a very unsympathetic main character
3. (with to) against, anti, opposed to, set against, disapproving of, antagonistic towards, ill-disposed towards, unsupportive of I'm highly unsympathetic to what you are trying to achieve.

unsympathetic

adjective
2. Not pleasant or agreeable:
Informal: icky.
Slang: yucky.
Translations

unsympathetic

[ˈʌnˌsɪmpəˈθetɪk] ADJpoco comprensivo
he was totally unsympatheticno mostró la más mínima comprensión
they were unsympathetic to my pleano hicieron caso de mi ruego
I am not unsympathetic to your requestme parece totalmente comprensible su petición

unsympathetic

[ˌʌnsɪmpəˈθɛtɪk] adj
(= uncaring) → peu compatissant(e) (= indifferent) → indifférent(e)
to be unsympathetic to sb (= uncaring) → se montrer peu compatissant(e) envers qn, ne pas faire preuve de compassion envers qn (= indifferent) → se montrer indifférent(e) à l'égard de qn
(= unpleasant) → antipathique
(= not in agreement) → hostile
to be unsympathetic to sth → être opposé(e) à qch

unsympathetic

adj
(= unfeeling)gefühllos, wenig mitfühlend; reaction, attitude, responseablehnend, abweisend; I am not unsympathetic to your requestich stehe Ihrer Bitte nicht ablehnend gegenüber
(= unlikeable)unsympathisch

unsympathetic

[ˌʌnsɪmpəˈθɛtɪk] adj (attitude) → poco incoraggiante; (person, not understanding) → poco comprensivo/a; (disagreeable) → antipatico/a; (response) → gelido/a
to be unsympathetic to a cause → non appoggiare una causa
References in classic literature ?
For just when one needs them most of all they seem suddenly to have grown dull and unsympathetic, not a word of comfort, not a charm anywhere in them to make us forget the slow-moving hours; whereas, when Margaret was here--but it is of no use to say any more
His tall, gaunt, stringy figure is insensible to fatigue, and his dry, half-sarcastic, and often wholly unsympathetic manner is uninfluenced by any change in his surroundings.
What was extraordinary was that everyone not only liked him, but even people previously unsympathetic, cold, and callous, were enthusiastic over him, gave way to him in everything, treated his feeling with tenderness and delicacy, and shared his conviction that he was the happiest man in the world because his betrothed was beyond perfection.
The widow's servants kept him clean and neat, combed and brushed, and they bedded him nightly in unsympathetic sheets that had not one little spot or stain which he could press to his heart and know for a friend.
And now that an angry unsympathetic little girl insisted obstinately that he was not as ill as he thought he was he actually felt as if she might be speaking the truth.
What if in this interval the race had lost its manliness and had developed into something inhuman, unsympathetic, and overwhelmingly powerful?
Yet across the gulf of space, minds that are to our minds as ours are to those of the beasts that perish, intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic, regarded this earth with envious eyes, and slowly and surely drew their plans against us.
Young souls, in such pleasant delirium as hers are as unsympathetic as butterflies sipping nectar; they are isolated from all appeals by a barrier of dreams--by invisible looks and impalpable arms.
I should have thought I was the last person to be unsympathetic to -- to aspirations of that kind.
I got little real information from him about the work, partly because David loses his footing when he descends to the practical, and perhaps still more because he found me unsympathetic.
Professor Hilton paused and glared at him, unsympathetic and unimaginative as one of his own test-tubes.
If any unsympathetic male readers should think this statement exaggerated, I appeal to the ladies--