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Not appealing to the senses, as in appearance, taste, or aroma: a bland, unappealing dinner.

un′ap·peal′ing·ly adv.
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in an unappealing manner
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unappealingly - in an unappealing mannerunappealingly - in an unappealing manner; "the kitchen was unappealingly dirty"
appealingly - in an appealing manner; "the table was set appealingly"
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