Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Incapable of being pleased.

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  • adjective That cannot be pleased; implacable.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ pleasable

Examples

  • Journalists and developers will say that they've become whatever it is they've become because of turning backbends to please an unpleasable audience; the audience can just as easily say they've been made what they are by the media they consume.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Journalists and developers will say that they've become whatever it is they've become because of turning backbends to please an unpleasable audience; the audience can just as easily say they've been made what they are by the media they consume.

    Dysfunctional Family Circle

  • Furthermore, if those 3rd party forums say things you don't agree with, will you instead just dismiss them as more of that 'unpleasable 5%'?

    We Need Community Managers

  • As has been pointed out, people on the general forums are generally the exhibitionist and unpleasable minority they are, after all, ranting out their concerns to millions of perfect strangers along with thousands of other people just like them and a better indication of popular sentiment can be derived from the message boards of the Uber Guilds.

    We Need Community Managers

  • “A man ungrateful and unpleasable,” Northumberland styled him: he was one who could not

    John Knox and the Reformation

  • The diamonds of a rich woman serve to mark her status quite as much as to please the unpleasable eye of envy; in the same way that the uniform, the robes and vestments, are needed to set aside the soldier, the magistrate or priest, and give him the right of dealing _ex officio_, not as a mere man among men.

    Laurus Nobilis Chapters on Art and Life

  • "A man ungrateful and unpleasable," Northumberland styled him: he was one who could not

    John Knox and the Reformation

  • Yes, I am sure that there is more to come out over time which could indicate whether the shooter was a incompetent nut-job, the supervisor was unpleasable, or anything in between.

    chicagotribune.com -

  • I'd be interested in hearing a little more specifically on how this is beneficial to the community other than your "we can't have our cake and eat it, too" comment, which makes us sound like a bunch of unpleasable whiners.

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  • Journalists and developers will say that they've become whatever it is they've become because of turning backbends to please an unpleasable audience; the audience can just as easily say they've been made what they are by the media they consume.

    GameSetWatch

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