unsympathetically

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv unsympathetically without sympathy; in an unsympathetic manner "the judge listened to the accused unsympathetically"
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Usage

In literature:

His story came to unsympathetic ears.
"Under Fire" by Charles King
And there his mistress was unsympathetic towards him.
"Mary Gray" by Katharine Tynan
The unsympathetic Jim grinned at his comrade in arms.
"Frontier Boys in Frisco" by Wyn Roosevelt
Possessed of a hard, unsympathetic nature, she secretly cherished the hope that Miss Wilder would not return to Overton the following year.
"Grace Harlowe's Problem" by Jessie Graham Flower
The girls were often dull and unsympathetic.
"Girls and Women" by Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}
Yet we may find them harsh, unsympathetic, unkind, objectionable.
"Joyous Gard" by Arthur Christopher Benson
She was clear and just, without being wholly unsympathetic toward Chip.
"The Letter of the Contract" by Basil King
He becomes more silent, retired, even secretive, when once an unsympathetic relationship is suggested between him and his elder.
"The Story of the Mind" by James Mark Baldwin
But I do wish I could put a little more of my feelings into this cold paper, and cruel, unsympathetic ink.
"Letters to His Friends" by Forbes Robinson
This is a wholesome movement, although sometimes carried out in unwise and unsympathetic ways.
"The Family and it's Members" by Anna Garlin Spencer
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In poetry:

And 'tis the unloving and least wise
Who through life's inmost precincts press,
And with unsympathetic eyes
Outrage our sacred loneliness.
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin

In news:

Christopher Lasch has asserted incorrectly ( NYR, October 3) that Women and Analysis: Dialogues on Psychoanalytic Views of Femininity consists mainly of essays written by people unsympathetic to Freud's psychology of women.
It's tough going for a comedy like "Mary Broome," which revolves around a spectacularly unsympathetic lead character.
Gilligan's ideas about demoralized teenage girls had a special resonance with women's groups that were already committed to the proposition that our society is unsympathetic to women.
A Mike Wallace interview was often harsh, unsympathetic even.
Star's cool in unsympathetic role elevates 'Arbitrage'.
Star's cool in unsympathetic role elevates ' Arbitrage '.
Dog lover Martha Stewart had some unsympathetic words for Jessica Simpson after learning the singer's pooch was hauled off by a wild coyote this week.
' Dark Horse ': Director finds humanity in unsympathetic lead.
P otato salad is one of those unfortunate foods that all too often suffers at the hands of unsympathetic food-service workers.
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In science:

His persistent devotion to high-quality work in an unsympathetic environment makes him the Medici of multiparticle production, with the di(cid:11)erence that he does the creative work himself.
Summary of the Nijmegen Workshop on Multiparticle Production
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