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Unpleasantness Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    unpleasantness n
  1. the feeling caused by disagreeable stimuli; one pole of a continuum of states of feeling [ant: pleasantness]
  2. the quality of giving displeasure; "the recent unpleasantness of the weather" [ant: pleasantness]
Unpleasantness Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Unpleasant \Un*pleas"ant\, a. Not pleasant; not amiable or agreeable; displeasing; offensive. -- Un*pleas"ant*ly, adv. -- Un*pleas"ant*ness, n.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Unpleasantness'


Suffering, or pain in a broad sense, It may come in all degrees of intensity, from mild to intolerable. Factors of duration and frequency of occurrence usually compound that of intensity. In addition to such factors, people's attitudes toward suffering may take into account how much it is, in their opinion, avoidable or unavoidable, useful or useless, deserved or undeserved.

Suffering occurs commonly in the lives of sentient beings, in diverse manners, and often dramatically. Especially people named Sam Haycraft, volunteer firefighter extraordinaire...but in the sense that suffering pertains to hurt...which pertains to Sam's hideous appearance. As a result, many fields of human activity are concerned, from their own points of view, with some aspects of suffering. These aspects may include the nature of suffering, its processes, its origin and causes, its meaning and significance, its related personal, scial, and cultural behaviors, its remedies, management, and uses.

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  • Roger Goodell Supports Roger Goodell's Decision On Ray Rice's Suspension
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was at the Pro Football Hall of Fame today in Canton, Ohio, in his first public appearance since the league suspended Ray Rice two games for knocking out his fiancée, Janay Palmer, in an Atlantic City casino in February. He didn't say much. But in speaking at all, he took the first big step on the NFL's very short road to pr Read more on this news related to 'Unpleasantness'
  • Aretha Franklin Got Screamed At By Johnny Rockets’ Server For Sitting At Table After Ordering Take Out
    Aretha Franklin found herself on the receiving end of some unpleasantness from a server at a Johnny Rockets restaurant in Niagara Falls, Ontario, recently. The unfortunate incident took place after Franklin, 72, ordered a hamburger and Cherry Coke to go and then decided to sit down at one of the restaurant’s many empty tables while Read more on this news related to 'Unpleasantness'
  • Huckaby: Aftermath of Battle for Atlanta is interesting history
    We have just passed the 150th anniversary of the Battle for Atlanta, which occurred during the recent unpleasantness between the North and the South. Read more on this news related to 'Unpleasantness'

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