Adjective "Unpopular" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Not liked or popular.
  1. 'Luke was unpopular with most of the teachers'
  2. 'But don't forget that Korea was one of the most unpopular wars.'
  3. 'Pressing ahead with another referendum would be deeply unpopular with the electorate.'
  4. 'Rates were paid only by householders, and became increasingly unpopular at a time of inflation.'
  5. 'As it was, the government remained unpopular among large sections of the population.'
  6. 'Iraq is deeply unpopular with the French electorate as a whole.'
  7. 'But the decision has proved hugely unpopular with fans.'
  8. 'A company that has auditors poring over its accounts is unpopular at any time.'
  9. 'Labour officials point to polls showing that negative campaigning is increasingly unpopular with voters.'
  10. 'Megawati's economic policies have also made her highly unpopular.'
  11. 'Megawati should have the guts to make unpopular policies that will benefit the majority.'


1. not popular; disliked or ignored by the public or by persons generally.

2. in disfavor with a particular person or group of persons.

More examples(as adjective)

"currencies can be unpopular in places."

"unions can be unpopular in/at/on ses."

"currencies can be unpopular with voters."

"apples can be unpopular by things."

"socialists can be unpopular among voters."

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