- crusty, ill-humored, offensive, joyless, nasty, Pleasureless, unfunny, horrible, sour, repellent, insipid, stale, unfriendly, disheartening, inflaming, tedious, Unamiable, ill-natured, hostile, bad, unlikeable, cruel, churlish, crabbed, unpleasant, unamusing, morose, gloomy, Revulsive, unsuitable, distasteful, doleful, Dissatisfying, ill-tempered, acrimonious, unhappy, dolorous, hateful, tiring, discordant, gruff, boring, repulsive, sorrowful, lachrymose, Outraging, god-awful, unacceptable, miserable, unsavory, bitter, displeasng, displeasing, bilious, hellish, mean, perturbing, disagreeable, dull, sullen, lugubrious, incensing, flat, vile, wretched, commonplace, surly, detestable, unlovely, unenjoyable, dogged, yucky, ugly.
We tried to get William to realize the importance of pleasing a government official. "Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie" by Andrew Carnegie
The details are more particularly given in the report of the postmaster- General, and, while the work is only just begun, it is pleasing to be able to say that the service in the territory which has come under our control is already materially improved. "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present" by Various