Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Unpleasantness'
- the feeling caused by disagreeable stimuli; one pole of a continuum of states of feeling [ant: pleasantness]
- the quality of giving displeasure; "the recent unpleasantness of the weather" [ant: pleasantness]
- Unpleasant \Un*pleas"ant\, a.
Not pleasant; not amiable or agreeable; displeasing;
offensive. -- Un*pleas"ant*ly, adv. -- Un*pleas"ant*ness,
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.[See more about Unpleasantness at Dictionary 3.0 Encyclopedia]
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