unpopular

[uhn-pop-yuh-ler]
adjective
1.
not popular; disliked or ignored by the public or by persons generally.
2.
in disfavor with a particular person or group of persons.

Origin:
1640–50; un-1 + popular

unpopularity, noun
unpopularly, adverb
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unpopular (ʌnˈpɒpjʊlə)
 
adj
not popular with an individual or group of people
 
unpopularity
 
n
 
un'popularly
 
adv

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unpopular
1647, from un- (1) "not" + popular.
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Example sentences
They grew up as the leftovers of an unpopular war, straddling two worlds but
  belonging to neither.
The expense of moving, storing and maintaining them made the machines
  increasingly unpopular with budget-squeezing officials.
Yet housing first projects can be unpopular among both charities and the public.
In fact, some of the great scientific advances were the result of unpopular or
  discredited theories.
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