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- adj. Alternative spelling of unlikable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelings
- adj. difficult or impossible to like
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Then there's probably some sort of Attractive New Girl who is also superficial and popularity-driven, but in a way that's slightly less obnoxious and unlikeable, which is why we're supposed to empathize with her.
Clinton was widely described as unlikeable and untrustworthy.
Most of the others such as Collingwood are likeable for their commitment to the team ... the only potentially "unlikeable" players are maybe guys like Pietersen and Broad for their perceived arrogance, but even then neither at least publicly rates himself above the collective.
Did Alistair Darling say in the original interview that Wendy Alexander was "unlikeable" or not, if so then why did he lie in this interview?
Giuliani is "unlikeable" and his wife can easily be portrayed as a harridan.
Three or four reviewers declared Heller's characters "unlikeable" and suddenly "it just became the de rigeur thing that you said".
He has to go it almost alone and run the risk of being too forceful and coming across as "unlikeable" in the eyes of gardening clubs like The Capital Gang.
In general, however, I am quite fond of "unlikeable" protagonists.
She often complains about reviews that say her characters are "unlikeable" or that her stories don't tie up neatly.
Ian McDonald Revolution In The Head thinks it is 'unlikeable', but he still spends alot of time on it, and its prominant place on the 'Love' LP has done much to bolster Glass Onion's reputation.
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