Synonyms for (adjective) unenviable

Synonyms: unenviable

Definition: so undesirable as to be incapable of arousing envy

Usage: unenviable notoriety

Similar words: unwanted, undesirable

Definition: not wanted

Usage: undesirable impurities in steel; legislation excluding undesirable aliens; removed the unwanted vegetation


Synonyms: awkward, unenviable, sticky, embarrassing

Definition: hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment

Usage: 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

Similar words: difficult, hard

Definition: not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure

Usage: 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?