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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: not sympathetic or disposed toward; "unsympathetic officialdom"; "people unsympathetic to the revolution"; "his dignity made him seem aloof and unsympathetic" [ant: sympathetic]
2: (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings; "all the characters were peculiarly unsympathetic" [syn: unsympathetic, unappealing, unlikeable, unlikable] [ant: appealing, likable, likeable, sympathetic]
3: not having an open mind; "a closed mind unreceptive to new ideas" [syn: closed, unsympathetic]
4: lacking in sympathy and kindness; "unkindly ancts" [syn: unkindly, unsympathetic]
5: not agreeing with your tastes or expectations; "found the task disagreeable and decided to abandon it"; "a job temperamentally unsympathetic to him" [syn: disagreeable, unsympathetic]

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. not sympathetic. Derivatives: unsympathetically adv.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If someone is unsympathetic, they are not kind or helpful to a person in difficulties. Her husband was unsympathetic and she felt she had no one to turn to. ...an unsympathetic doctor. ? sympathetic ADJ 2. An unsympathetic person is unpleasant and difficult to like. ...a very unsympathetic main character... He's unsympathetic, but charismatic and complex. ADJ 3. If you are unsympathetic to a particular idea or aim, you are not willing to support it. I'm highly unsympathetic to what you are trying to achieve. ADJ: v-link ADJ to n

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