Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not personable; not handsome or of good appearance.

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  • adjective Not personable.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ personable

Examples

  • By the time I had finished the looking-glass showed a not unpersonable young man.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • By the time I had finished the looking-glass showed a not unpersonable young man.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • By the time I had finished the looking-glass showed a not unpersonable young man.

    The Dry-fly Fisherman

  • By the time I had finished the looking-glass showed a not unpersonable young man.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • Cochrane has been described as a "people person" and a communicator, in stark contrast to the perception of his predecessor, who has been described in community circles as unpersonable, and an individual who was difficult to get to know.

    Ottawa Sun

  • Cochrane has been described as a "people person" and a communicator, in stark contrast to the perception of his predecessor, who has been described in community circles as unpersonable, and an individual who was difficult to get to know.

    Edmonton Sun

  • Cochrane has been described as a "people person" and a communicator, in stark contrast to the perception of his predecessor, who has been described in community circles as unpersonable, and an individual who was difficult to get to know.

    Toronto Sun

  • This industry can make the most vibrant and outgoing person cold and unpersonable ...

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  • And yet there was Ted Bundy, not unpersonable and accepted by one girl as his marriage partner but he was psychopathic, whereas we’re referring here to ostensibly ‘normal’ males..

    [age of consent] and a time to refrain from embracing

  • But I think if I can do it—for I am about the most unpersonable person you would ever have the displeasure of meeting in this world—it’s possible for you as well.

    Blogging for Writers: The Tao of Blogging as Promotion for Writers | Spontaneous ∂erivation

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