What is another word for unpopular?

Pronunciation: [ʌnpˈɒpjʊlə] (IPA)

Unpopular is a term that is used to describe something or someone that is not liked or is disliked by others. There are several synonyms for the word "unpopular" that can be used to describe the same concept. One of the most common synonyms is "unfavorable," which refers to something that is not beneficial or positive. Other synonyms include "disliked," "unfavored," "unpleasant," and "unappealing." Each of these words conveys a slightly different meaning, but they all share the same basic idea: that something or someone is not well-liked or is considered to be unpopular by others.

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What are the opposite words for unpopular?

Popular is a word that signifies a high level of liking, acceptance, or admiration. The opposite of popular, i.e., unpopular, implies that something is less appreciated or less preferred. The antonyms for the word "unpopular" include appealing, attractive, desirable, sought-after, likable, loved, admired, celebrated, cherished, esteemed, and respected. These words describe something that is universally approved or preferred, and people find them favorable. From celebrities, songs, books, to movies, everything that people like is popular. However, if something cannot achieve the same level of acceptance, it is considered unpopular. Therefore, the antonyms of "unpopular" give an understanding of what people like, appreciate, and feel drawn towards.

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Usage examples for Unpopular

But Ferry was still intensely unpopular.
"A History of the Third French Republic"
C. H. C. Wright
Various nationalities were also represented, not forgetting the despised and much persecuted Jews, who are nearly as unpopular in Scandinavia as they are in Germany and Russia.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
It was evident that the suggestion was unwelcome to most of them, and Nasmyth was quite aware that he was doing an unpopular thing.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

Famous quotes with Unpopular

  • Well, here's what I think. I mean, the people are saying, 'We don't want it,' and the Democrats are saying, 'We don't care. We're going to pass it anyway.' And so for the next three months, Washington will be consumed with the Democrats trying to jam this through in a very messy procedure an unpopular health care bill.
    Lamar Alexander
  • Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!
    Matthew Arnold
  • You can only get really unpopular decisions through if the electorate is convinced of the value of the environment. That's what natural history programmes should be for.
    David Attenborough
  • Presidents with strong nerves are decisive. They don't balk at unpopular decisions. They are willing to make people angry. Bush had strong nerves. Clinton, who passed up a chance to eliminate Osama bin Laden, did not. Obama is a people pleaser, a trait not normally associated with nerves of steel.
    Fred Barnes
  • I just did what I did and I still am. It makes you unpopular, maybe for a lifetime, but I'd rather do that than be popular and doubt what I am.
    Robert Barnes

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