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Definitions and Synonyms of unenviable | Another word for unenviable | What is unenviable?

Definition 1: hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where unenviable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion
  • an awkward pause followed his remark
  • a sticky question
  • in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign

Synonyms for unenviable in the sense of this definition

(unenviable is similar to ...) not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure

"a difficult task" "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access" "difficult times" "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"

Definition 2: so undesirable as to be incapable of arousing envy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where unenviable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • unenviable notoriety

(unenviable is similar to ...) not wanted

"undesirable impurities in steel" "legislation excluding undesirable aliens" "removed the unwanted vegetation"

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