unpopularity


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un·pop·u·lar

 (ŭn-pŏp′yə-lər)
adj.
Lacking general approval or acceptance.

un′pop·u·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
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Noun1.unpopularity - the quality of lacking general approval or acceptance
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
popularity - the quality of being widely admired or accepted or sought after; "his charm soon won him affection and popularity"; "the universal popularity of American movies"
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Translations
عَدَم شَعْبِيَّه
neoblíbenost
upopularitet
népszerűtlenség
óvinsældir
neobľúbenosť
sevilmeme

unpopularity

[ˈʌnˌpɒpjʊˈlærɪtɪ] Nimpopularidad f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

unpopularity

[ˌʌnpɒpjʊˈlærəti] n
[person] → impopularité f
[scheme, decision, policy] → impopularité f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

unpopularity

nUnbeliebtheit f; (of decision, move)Unpopularität f, → geringe Popularität
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

unpopularity

[ˌʌnpɒpjʊˈlærɪtɪ] nimpopolarità
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

unpopular

(anˈpopjulə) adjective
generally disliked. an unpopular person/law; He was unpopular at school.
unˌpopuˈlarity (-ˈlӕ-) noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
The armies were divided, there was no unity of command, and Barclay was unpopular; but from this confusion, division, and the unpopularity of the foreign commander in chief, there resulted on the one hand indecision and the avoidance of a battle (which we could not have refrained from had the armies been united and had someone else, instead of Barclay, been in command) and on the other an ever-increasing indignation against the foreigners and an increase in patriotic zeal.
By murdering a large and respected family in cold blood and afterward depositing their bodies in the water companies' reservoir, you will gain much unpopularity in the neighborhood of your crime, and even robbing a church will get you cordially disliked, especially by the vicar.
Cornelius, at that period, as William of Orange said, began to enjoy the most perfect unpopularity. To his fellow citizens, the good burghers of Dort, however, he did not appear in the light of a criminal who deserved to be hung.
Notwithstanding the unpopularity of industrial work, the school continued to increase in numbers to such an extent that by the middle of the second year there was an attendance of about one hundred and fifty, representing almost all parts of the state of Alabama, and including a few from other states.
His unpopularity with the blackguard multitude at the moment prevented my following his remains, but I helped to lay him in his coffin."
Tookey, the deputy-clerk, who shared the unpopularity common to deputies, turned very red, but replied, with careful moderation-- "Mr.
But some enchantment had put both man and woman beyond the reach of malice and unpopularity. In his guess one might guess from the moving lips that it was thought; and in hers from the eyes fixed stonily straight in front of her at a level above the eyes of most that it was sorrow.
And not only need we breathe and exercise the soul by assuming the penalties of abstinence, of debt, of solitude, of unpopularity,--but it behooves the wise man to look with a bold eye into those rarer dangers which sometimes invade men, and to familiarize himself with disgusting forms of disease, with sounds of execration, and the vision of violent death.
Then,the car hit the roof of the gatehouse smartly, snapped a flag staff, played a tune upon some telegraph wires, and sent a broken wire like a whip-lash to do its share in accumulating unpopularity. Bert, by clutching convulsively, just escaped being pitched headlong.
This unavoidable appearance of mystery, and the strictly retired life which my studies compel me to lead, offend the narrow-minded people in my part of the county, close to Barkingham; and the unpopularity of my pursuits has followed me here.
Reconciling appointments devoid of perception of dent, fault, unpopularity and inexperience may be the dilemma of the nation.
A Big Brother reject has revealed producers warned the show is a dull "unpopularity contest" which can damage contestants' chances of getting a job.