unlovable


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unlovable

(ʌnˈlʌvəbəl) or

unloveable

adj
not attracting or deserving love
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unlovable - incapable of inspiring love or affectionunlovable - incapable of inspiring love or affection; "she was in some mysterious way...unlovable"-Joseph Conrad
hateful - evoking or deserving hatred; "no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude"- Joseph Priestly
Translations

unlovable

[ˈʌnˈlʌvəbl] ADJantipático

unlovable

[ˌʌnˈlʌvəbəl] adjantipathique

unlovable

unlovable

[ʌnˈlʌvəbl] adjantipatico/a
References in classic literature ?
For long years I have been a cross, crabbed, unlovable, unloved old man--though I'm not nearly sixty, yet, Pollyanna.
By it he had been formed and hardened into the Fighting Wolf, fierce and implacable, unloving and unlovable. To accomplish the change was like a reflux of being, and this when the plasticity of youth was no longer his; when the fibre of him had become tough and knotty; when the warp and the woof of him had made of him an adamantine texture, harsh and unyielding; when the face of his spirit had become iron and all his instincts and axioms had crystallised into set rules, cautions, dislikes, and desires.
'You, sir,' said Snawley, addressing the terrified Smike, 'are an unnatural, ungrateful, unlovable boy.
She could not help believing what she had been told; that she was in some mysterious way odious and unlovable. It was cruelly true--TO HER.
Mistress Inchbare's unlovable hair clung fast round her head in wiry little yellow curls.
The guest speaker emphasizes that suffering teaches Christians important lessons, saying they learn humility and compassion that bring human closer to God.According to the US professor, it is critically important to love the unlovable as Jesus instructs humans to love all without exception.By Emmanuel Mondaye
Some of my experiences have been rubbish, such as having a mother who, I'm sure, had postnatal depression, and growing up in an environment of constant domestic violence, my own self-hatred and a sense of being unlovable.
A new horror thriller with the return of that devil doll, in which the unlovable doll conjures sinister spirits to get the daughter of the Warren family.
We've had some great programs so far recycled magazine art, making Popsicle stick flashlights, "unlovable" animals, a lemonade stand and making wood geo peg boards.
In the worst cases, shame - which often makes itself known through the critical inner voice that tells us "you're a failure", "you're no good", "you're unlovable" and so on - can lead to destructive behaviours and has been linked to a number of problems including addiction, depression, eating disorders and bullying.
IT'S the Cliff Richard film that deserved to be forgotten for its unlovable songs and Crossroads-style interior scenes.