Synonym of unappealing

Alternative for unappealing


(of characters in literature or drama) tending to evoke antipathetic feelingsnot able to attract favorable attention


Not appealing
unattractive ugly hideous grotesque unlovely monstrous unsightly unpleasant vile unpleasing unpretty disgusting disagreeable unhandsome homely unbeautiful uninviting unappetizing uncomely plain insipid dull dreary banal subfuscous trite unbeauteous unlikable ill-favoured ill-favored not appealing nasty revolting repulsive unpalatable distasteful repellent horrible unsavoury gross unprepossessing offensive off-putting deformed unsavory sickening objectionable horrid nauseating foul repugnant huckery displeasing yucky inedible fugly plain-featured uneatable short on looks uninteresting sour tasteless undesirable flavourless not much to look at unwelcome loathsome gruesome ghastly terrible detestable awful frightful bitter obnoxious flavorless rotten sick-making ordinary yukky icky grody misshapen bland plain-looking no oil painting grim horrendous grisly not beautiful frightening abominable beastly rancid unwanted bad savorless unalluring dreadful drack difficult abhorrent uncomfortable painful unenviable unwished-for weird unacceptable disfigured unnatural forbidding daunting hard on the eyes terrifying unfortunate distorted repelling malformed shocking abnormal freakish macabre unenticing dismal yucko depressing bad-looking as ugly as sin stinky horrific horrifying distressing ordinary-looking nightmarish irksome agonizing troublesome miserable severe vexatious lousy irritating annoying harsh appalling execrable odious uncongenial galling as plain as a pikestaff agonising not much for looks plain as a pikestaff gut-wrenching unsympathetic scuzzy ugly-looking infelicitous noisome foul-tasting indigestible untempting awful-looking frightful-looking disheartening discouraging dispiriting intimidating dismaying demoralizing inhospitable joyless unwelcoming comfortless cheerless charmless obscene ugly looking lacklustre unshapely lackluster drab animal mousy unaesthetic bleak hellish mutant miscreated fearsome shapeless teratoid formidable rebarbative fiendish not striking not pretty demoralising uncoveted uniform savourless fierce unchanging monotonous unvarying unvaried intense unpopular mighty odd bizarre trying harmful hateful acute troubling disconcerting wishy-washy regimented disquieting worrisome discomforting crashing injurious invidious destructive bothersome fearful fanciful strange outlandish fantastic woeful wretched unsettling traumatic torturous stressful perturbing pesky wicked functional governmental institutional bromidic utilitarian jejune rudimentary corporate prosaic dry elementary humdrum pedestrian whimsical misproportioned twisted humourless poor harrowing sober crummy sombre unnerving doleful disturbing agitating atrocious mortifying humorless unbearable upsetting solemn discomposing distressful somber brackish vapid troublous gloomy unsatisfactory stinking unendurable fraught lurid sedate deplorable abysmal hairy tormenting dire worrying heartbreaking regrettable diabolical grave mutilated gnarled mangled tragical pathetic repellant uncool awkward cruel grotty afflicting hellacious lamentable godawful unhappy tragic saddening afflictive affecting sad nauseous mean flat bestial morbid anguished excruciating hurtful sorrowful heartrending hostile grievous concerning peculiar freaky nerve-racking nail-biting extremely bad nerve-wracking heart-rending heart-breaking standard issue rum unseemly surrealistic uncanny surreal flamboyant aberrant absurd extreme antic incongruous queer laughable extravagant perverted eerie reptilian hard-featured hard-favoured spooky grewsome gory ghoulish ghostly creepy dark sick unearthly spookish scary terrific nightmare alarming warped shadowy ominous funereal sinister melodramatic sepulchral supernatural chilling black crooked startling contorted direful unhealthy sullen blemished morose wry irregular unwholesome spine-chilling unspeakable sickly eery devilish bent asymmetrical unusual ill-proportioned bandy hunchbacked ill-shaped thrawn savage cold bloody death-obsessed out of shape shady prodigious skewed bloodthirsty demonic brutal recurved deadly infected diseased ailing Gothic foreboding like the back end of a bus scaring shameful discommoding unsound malignant pathological outrageous melancholic glum melancholy dispirited depressive desolate menacing sensational astounding heinous vexing tenebrous perverse brooding maleficent moody baleful irascible graphic exaggerated unpardonable petrifying abject tremendous unforgivable pitiless murky mirthless lugubrious drear gray mournful dingy grey diabolic sadistic threatening bone-chilling egregious onerous explicit mysterious from hell heavy inexcusable bloodcurdling deathly preternatural God-awful evil redoubtable hair-raising trashy sensationalist overdramatized colourful rubbishy unrestrained eldritch ribald kitschy cheap salacious pulp prurient far-out mystifying unreal other-worldly haunting violent suggestive dirty filthy inscrutable shock-horror tacky vivid juicy flakey uncouth mystic occult flaky secret magic oddball whacko numinous magical supernal yellow full-frontal awe-inspiring out of the ordinary fiery raunchy salty deep striking colorful off-color purple sanguine rough racy distinct garish low-down crippled ungainly ill-made awry buckled askew marred bowed curved damaged disjointed disproportionate


Not up to the required standard or quality
unacceptable dissatisfactory suboptimal subpar substandard unsatisfactory unseemly deficient inferior deplorable disagreeable disgraceful displeasing distasteful exceptionable impermissible improper inadequate inadmissible inappropriate insupportable intolerable mediocre objectionable obnoxious offensive undesirable unsuitable wanting abject amateurish awful bad dismal dreadful imperfect insufferable insufficient lousy poor reprehensible terrible unimpressive woeful wretched abominable abysmal appalling atrocious contemptible cruddy crummy diabolical dire dodgy dubious execrable faulty hopeless horrible lame lamentable laughable low meager meagre nasty pathetic pitiable pitiful questionable repugnant rotten shoddy sorry stinking unreasonable cheapo condemnable crude crumby damnable defective disappointing disastrous garbage gross grotty horrendous horrid indefensible irremediable loathsome miserable odious off out paltry punk rubbishy sad scurrilous stinky tatty trashy vile wack worthless wrong bush inacceptable reject uninviting low-grade second-rate below average below standard under par second rate third-rate bush-league not up to scratch not up to snuff not up to standard poor quality below par half-baked less-than-stellar out of order second-class tenth-rate not on not up to par low-quality poor-quality beyond the pale God-awful two-bit of low quality of poor quality won't do from hunger not cricket over the fence not quite the done thing sour rubbish ill cheap ropy duff junky shabby unjustifiable pants unworthy useless unsound outrageous coarse low-rent inexcusable frightful schlocky bargain-basement a load of pants unpardonable unforgivable bum regrettable poxy direful flawed common schlock weak unjustified sub-par unwarrantable scandalous base cheapjack blameworthy egregious junk unwarranted not up to much leaving much to be desired bodger cut-rate subnormal dime-a-dozen jerry-built not much cop average cheesy lacking indifferent lemon middling ordinary unconscionable uncalled for el cheapo unexceptional pedestrian censurable tawdry dishonourable distressing sleazy gimcrack trumpery the pits excessive dishonorable unprovoked vulgar shameful poorer downmarket inexpiable culpable rude remiss shocking tinny detestable disreputable hack ignoble discreditable good-for-nothing déclassé opprobrious chronic degrading impolite unsatisfying indiscreet without justification unjust unspeakable indelicate gratuitous crass unfortunate insulting no good not good enough careless immoderate half-pie grubby dirty groundless rough cheap and nasty iniquitous tasteless low-end baseless unfounded incompetent sickening despicable revolting ignominious tacky humiliating disgusting untenable without cause not acceptable without reason a bit much senseless preposterous unrefined flimsy damaged calamitous very bad uncalled-for grim piss-poor sucky unfair uncouth tactless irregular unnecessary tinhorn beastly undiplomatic no great shakes negligent grievous for the birds unsustainable hateful sick disrespectful poorly harmful pits shaky too much piddling trifling indecorous derogatory discourteous sinful negligible hurtful invalid ill-founded inexpert heartbreaking provocative impudent impertinent affronting insolent inglorious wounding shy trivial minimal illogical horrifying abhorrent amiss scummy scurvy ratty scabby mean provoking slighting wicked blamable criminal absurd specious implausible a bit thick unpleasant insignificant uncivil vexing unmannerly unbearable mournful irrational repulsive gruesome inept out of line impaired valueless feeble upsetting end-of-the-pier indecent unwelcome downer bummer godawful failing fallacious weak sauce bereft scant strictly for the birds minor-league minor league in bad taste small potatoes of a sort not satisfying out of sorts off-colour crook off colour inordinate undue extreme below the belt not done unskilful doubtful unarguable undefendable refutable slovenly uncomfortable ineffectual incorrect out of turn over-the-top dissatisfying very great unhappy infamous desperate naff commonplace ropey dilapidated puny melancholy sneaking iffy needless injudicious broken criticizable unpermissible unallowable not the done thing tragic repellant repellent stupid shady unrespectable louche notorious not cutting it disturbing disconcerting disquieting thin yucky second-best unprincipled monstrous ridiculous foolish off-color overwhelming dolorous afflictive shlocky hideous ghastly unsightly sordid godforsaken seedy shlock blah cheapie less than ideal underwhelming cheap-jack immoral heinous second class raunchy icky diddly grody bad news grungy not good erroneous not the best hellish rancid rebarbative disgustful hellacious loathly not quite the thing unbecoming arbitrary run down down at heel anticlimactic found wanting not okay insubstantial inconsiderable too little a bit off over the top unbefitting unceremonious unfulfilling demeaning undignified unladylike unfitting ungentlemanly bathetic uninteresting ineffective leaving a lot to be desired craptacular debasing shaming belittling lowering cheapening mortifying not all it's cracked up to be falling short disillusioning untoward beyond contempt abusive annoying irritating OTT lowbrow exasperating graceless personal galling embarrassing disparaging contemptuous nauseating gaudy ungrounded unmerited errant lowbred bizarre sketchy patchy incomplete erring short absent unfinished missing restricted scarce limited needing unpolished reproachable scanty omitted empty gone unfulfilled less devoid cooked away needed destitute bankrupt deprived delinquent blameable reprovable burned out in default cut off out of gas not up to expectations too little too late demeritorious guilty unholy at fault twopenny-halfpenny low quality futile unproductive unavailing meretricious unprofitable profitless petty inconsequential nugatory barren inutile Brummagem measly brummagem slipshod derisory inefficient run-down pointless two a penny a dime a dozen dime-store counterproductive dud fruitless foul vain rinky-dink showy bootless impotent unfit broken-down meaningless low cost inefficacious marred inoperative unfructuous null unimportant unusable a dead loss bogus nothing sterile waste abandoned unessential unable piffling makeshift tinpot bungling unsuccessful catchpenny dreary evil noisome fulsome noxious obscene ugly nauseous kitsch scroungy thrown together Mickey Mouse exiguous bleak depressing garbagy pinchbeck tattered brassy unsaleable of little value nickel-and-dime desolate abortive scruffy dingy no-account squalid worse entry-level gloomy sombre drab dark cheerless of no value malfunctioning undistinguished uninspired catastrophic low-down disheartening joyless sullen morose drear piteous solemn somber very poor non-successful heartrending injured bottom-rung warped of no financial value blemished failed purposeless idle no-good silly indigent forlorn glum scungy depressive impoverished sepulchral comfortless to no avail otiose fallible rueful unfruitful forceless withered spineless neutralized void drossy indecisive unable to do something for toffee powerless god-awful to no effect defeasible neutralised innocuous frowzy ne'er-do-well tinsel corny cheeseball rickety reduced bad quality mingy minor ramshackle down scale little kitschy badly built garish sparing inappreciable throwaway dinky down-market twopenny tricky cheap-looking chintzy poopy tragical harrowing distressful of negligible value downscale excruciating meritless niggling picayune chicken minute nominal piddly slight footling pimping peanut plastic pretentious under-strength so-so without value uncultured low-class unfashionable insalubrious unsophisticated incapable fair unreliable cataclysmic inproficient unproficient gut-wrenching run-of-the-mine passable medium run-of-the-mill run-of-mine would fetch nothing of no worth of little worth small-time outclassed bog-standard uninspiring ludicrous foolish-looking affecting unavailable emasculate slack-spined no go no way not effective unable to do something to save one's life de minimis not oneself off-form under the weather frail botched of little financial value degenerate despisable disdainable ill-suited unsuited from hell cowardly scrappy tainted crippled snide currish unsellable not proper unadvantageous inconsistent incompatible inapt skimpy villainous hateworthy scratched partial torn cracked deformed beggarly swinish outcast low-minded unassembled rare undersupplied infrequent unequal underprovided fair to middling immature ten a penny undeveloped inexact rudimentary outta gas third string not enough second string second fiddle vicious faultful bottom-of-barrel disfigured not functioning minus not working not make it not cut out for few bugs dumbed down in a state of disrepair hamstrung inexpedient feckless no use hollow null and void invertebrate banal wanky chaffy discouraging unpromising funereal morbid filthy of no benefit dreich lugubrious saturnine sunless plutonian tenebrous lonesome black tenebrific elegiac elegiacal Cimmerian poverty-stricken not worth a hill of beans


Lacking strong features or characteristics and therefore uninteresting
bland boring dull monotonous tedious weak flat uninteresting dreary insipid unexciting uninspiring unimaginative drab dry vapid colorless colourless commonplace lustreless run-of-the-mill uninspired wearisome wishy-washy feeble humdrum lacklustre limp pallid plain stale trite vacuous anemic anaemic barren lame lifeless mediocre nondescript spiritless sterile tame tired tiresome torpid unanimated vanilla zestless antiseptic bloodless characterless middle-of-the-road mundane ho-hum inoffensive prosaic undistinctive unstimulating banal blah featureless flavourless flavorless lackluster milk-and-water nerdy nothing ordinary pabulum sapless unremarkable waterish wimpy zero ho hum dull as dishwater pedestrian jejune routine undistinguished uneventful unexceptional common everyday hackneyed unmemorable slow stodgy workaday arid leaden average mind-numbing heavy stupid tiring ponderous dead stuffy jading monochromatic innocuous quotidian wearying nothing to write home about numbing watery tasteless drudging old neutral weary bromidic plain vanilla conventional unvaried unsavory dusty ornery no great shakes unpalatable bog-standard unsavoury unappetizing soulless predictable normal common or garden forgettable usual anodyne indifferent unoriginal garden-variety draggy mild mainstream standard passionless derivative gray grey namby-pamby simple corny not up to much savorless a dime a dozen hacky listless unnoteworthy samey dry as dust muted typical nowhere half-hearted so-so unexceptionable as dry as dust expressionless inane middling prosy unobjectionable customary second-rate deadly distasteful indistinctive dim standard-issue plodding unchanging run of the mill pointless stock stiff generic quiet soporific inedible weariful regular poor insignificant unpretentious uneatable pale uninviting half-pie garden inadequate dullsville cut-and-dry cut-and-dried dreich matter-of-fact old hat humble harmless ineffectual apathetic lacking variety noncommittal not much cop faceless languid beige garden variety ineffective nothing to get excited about pathetic etiolated nothing special soft inferior overused overdone overworked subdued drivelling driveling time-worn unobtrusive unimpressive familiar vacant lusterless wooden empty unostentatious unadorned fatiguing watered-down mechanical worn out irksome cornball unentertaining unenjoyable bush-league toneless dime-store unrelieved depressing yawnsome dull as ditchwater lacking variation played out modest OK stereotyped not so hot savourless intermediate dime-a-dozen repetitious lacking excitement lacking interest homely puny disagreeable big yawn ten a penny off-putting unpleasant revolting disgusting unattractive nauseating sickening unoffending uniform general unvarying non-stimulating unimportant frail restrained halfhearted peaceful deadpan yucky cold gentle uncreative unseasoned institutional unadventurous derived uninventive monochrome indecisive sick-making gross discreet enervated trivial washy unfeeling understated inconspicuous unemotional unnoticeable safe platitudinous fair soul-destroying unspirited threadbare unromantic subtle passable desolate sluggish prolix deadening flat tire worn-out run-of-the-mine medium run-of-mine second-class low-key white-bread elementary clichéd unembellished plebeian dismal bog standard plastic well-worn stereotypical clean square middle of the road impotent powerless vigourless unflavoured sombre somber lethargic homespun sour bitter tepid spiceless mindless clinical droning static trying frustrating least Milquetoast unimpressed unmoved heavy-handed yawn vague achromatic indeterminate indistinguishable undefined abstract indistinct unfateful noneventful inconclusive rancid horrible laborious unartistic suburban overlong bleak dowdy crude meagre simplistic meager tolerable hollow nebbish fatuous tenuous slight wan unsentimental unvarnished unpoetic nitty-gritty literal terrestrial factual clear mat unexpressive matte unexcited dulled not bad amateurish amateur blank neglectable negligible dragging enervating interminable mortal exhausting poky snooze inexpressive emotionless lacking vitality passive uninflected mean boilerplate phoned in basic no-frills repetitive endless whitebread blind spineless effete two-dimensional plain-Jane unextraordinary off-the-shelf foul-tasting indigestible accustomed raw dispiriting wintry wintery sorrowful damp oppressive windy downcast jake sickly useless weak-kneed wet limp-wristed slothful spent hack irrelevant inconsiderable paltry fair to middling inconsequential piddling immaterial worthless irresolute long-drawn-out deadly dull banausic lead balloon loathsome repugnant hoary neither one thing nor the other meaningless whatever unenthusiastic not very good monotone shopworn cliche obligatory musty moth-eaten hackney cobwebby timeworn wimpish nerveless invertebrate weakened weakling ignorable truistic cliché-ridden foul nasty vile widespread stark nameless facile noplace dumb hokey cornfed tripe lukewarm regimented of little consequence of little importance of no consequence not worth mentioning of no importance of no great concern of no account noisome wavering cowardly vacillating obvious matter-of-course starch lowly natural prevalent yawn producing governmental utilitarian corporate functional rudimentary ugly unkind coldhearted anaesthetic insensitive insensible impassive indolent lazy anesthetic innocent diluted folksy inelaborate pure and simple normophilic uncluttered unornamented austere rustic your basic uncomplicated unelaborate undecorated familiar tune boiler plate peaceable boiled down without punch reserved retiring invisible unshowy circumspect relaxed standard issue downbeat blending into the background nonprovocative innoxious played down out of sight in the background soft-pedaled tasteful toned down non-aggressive non-violent benign white non-combative hurtless light conservative pleasant calm friendly sober repressed unflashy low-keyed toned-down set habitual adequate fair-to-middling traditional moderate frequent wonted decent ubiquitous popular established fairish prevailing cliché warmed-over ready-made day-to-day worn bathetic okay household cliched drained used-up chain exhausted mildewed all right orthodox acceptable accepted satisfactory respectable formulaic stereotypic platitudinal characteristic archetypical serviceable good sufficient fixed antiquated archetypal obsolete representative expected recognized classic good enough universal staple par for the course recognised presentable public daily settled well worn fairly good reasonable current fine goodish going classical regulation typic pretty good standardized standardised proverbial domestic outdated outmoded majority O.K. overall sufficiently good moderately good defunct out of date true pervasive time-honoured acknowledged chronic out of the ark allowable admissible unspectacular practical nothing out of the ordinary meh out-of-date family anonymous old-hat not too bad warmed-up imitative archaic tidy casual informal ruling passé received comfortable treadmill two a penny competent rife rampant endemic shared prescriptive commensurate proper midway up to standard midsized native median up to scratch sufficing time-honored midsize middle past their sell-by date prescribed menial straightforward diurnal usual thing long-winded enough businesslike in-between workday old-fashioned constant of poor quality unaspiring unambitious silly extinct extensive fair enough actual practicable diddly prose antediluvian superannuated vieux jeu periodic formalistic minimal annoying irritating unlively unpassioned canonical formal readily available widely available scheduled vexatious boresome no big deal antwacky superabundant familial without variety cut and dried fuddy-duddy one-size-fits-all mimetic plenty nothing to shout about able cromulent seasonal methodical matter-of- fact numerous in use ongoing cheap and commonplace collective monotonic all the same recurrent sing-song reiterated samely unchanged considerable repeated known grind limited mimic admitted domiciliary pervading predominant generous abundant significant appreciable marked noticeable goodly sizable worthwhile substantial sizeable biggish inert prototypical well established vulgar acquired honoured widely held honored livable unimpeachable well-known acquainted flat as pancake puts one to sleep apish prototypal model ideal presentational quintessential signature broad mawkish fetid past bent foetid yesterday's out unsophisticated homey home confirmed common variety well known recognisable recurring recognizable slavish random non-specific across the board par halfway medial central midmost intermediary medium-sized mediate mid middle-sized gone off played-out old-chestnut old-saw epigonous epigonic ample better than nothing like a dinosaur favourite favorite canned outclassed déclassé to be expected only to be expected foreseeable in character indicative inherent steady symptomatic emblematic consistent distinguishing … all over true to type true to form in keeping distinctive anticipated likely individualistic unsurprising idiosyncratic foreseen on the cards reliable automatic methodic rigid emulative systematic turgid imperfect sorry poorer low-grade low-quality shabby worse lousy sad bad substandard junk wretched lemon tawdry low-rent good-for-nothing base two-bit traditionary off-the-rack bought mass-produced store-bought store off-the-peg ritual proven suitable staid appropriate agreeable ceremonial ritualistic solid alright fit palatable sound tried and true doctrinal taken for granted conformist sanctioned widely used rooted tried and tested immemorial valid fitting convenient correct up to the mark assuaging swell up to snuff kosher snug quite good in order up to par assuasive appeasing completely understandable A-OK totally fine most common

Antonym of unappealing

unappealing Idiom, Proverb

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