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unpleasantnesses

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  • n. Plural form of unpleasantness.

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Examples

  • He believed in fighting both as a principle and as an exercise; in fact, he attributed his good health to his various neighborly "unpleasantnesses," and he had more than once argued that no great fighter ever died of a sluggish liver or of any one of the other ills that beset sedentary, peace-loving people.

    Heart of the Sunset

  • But the sight of this manual on the window sill of the tiny church in Stonton Wyville prompted me to think of all the other unpleasantnesses that could befall parishioners.

    Watch Out, There's a Hassock About!

  • I have made some advances out of pocket to accommodate these unpleasantnesses, but I necessarily look to being repaid, for I do not pretend to be a man of capital, and I have a father to support in the Vale of Taunton, besides striving to realize some little independence for three dear girls at home.

    Bleak House

  • Besides cats, some minor unpleasantnesses befell certain persons.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Life imitates art:

  • They've been trained to withstand these unpleasantnesses, and they have done so.

    The Navy 15 Press Conference

  • And most of all, it would avoid certain social unpleasantnesses.

    The War with the Newts

  • Sore throat, dizzy, feel like a truck drove over me, various unpleasantnesses.

    Late Appearing Con Crud « Whatever

  • Heck, Genesis explicitly says some of its unpleasantnesses are a curse from God.

    Breast beginnings - The Panda's Thumb

  • It was immensely stressful and tiring and difficult, including physical unpleasantnesses, and I'd like to forget about it now.

    What a day

  • She has behaved very well; but she could not bear to be spoken to, and so there have been unpleasantnesses.

    Ayala's Angel

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