Usage examples for unpopular

  1. I do not disguise from you that I was unpopular, and on my return I met with unmistakable signs of hostility. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  2. The government at that time was not strong enough to levy heavier taxes for the conduct of the war with England, which was very unpopular in the New England States. – A Portrait of Old George Town by Grace Dunlop Ecker
  3. It scarcely matters how unpopular a fellow may be. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  4. I can tell you, bluntly, you are making yourself d- d unpopular there. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  5. A visit of inspection to the delvers was not a congenial occupation, for though the men- at- arms had obeyed James fairly well when he was in sole command at Dreux, yet whenever he was obliged to enforce anything unpopular, the national dislike to the Scot was apt to show itself, and the whole army was at present in a depressed condition which made such manifestations the more probable. – The Caged Lion by Charlotte M. Yonge
  6. Indeed, these brave officers were not unpopular in Monkshaven itself, except at the time when they were brought into actual collision with the people. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  7. Wheal Danes, he had truly hinted, was a very unpopular spot with its neighbors after nightfall; but, on the other hand, sovereigns were rare in Gethin, and greatly prized. – Bred in the Bone by James Payn
  8. Chief Justice Day of Iowa, one of the ablest men who ever sat on her Supreme bench, in the same way lost a re- election by writing an opinion of the court, which announced a doctrine that was legal but unpopular. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  9. Pitou was the most unpopular man in Paris. – A Chair on The Boulevard by Leonard Merrick
  10. But they didn't dare to tackle unpopular subjects. – Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  11. It will never support an unpopular despot. – Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2 by Alexis de Tocqueville
  12. It was a live issue, and contained a piece by the associate editor entitled, This Unpopular War, in which it was clearly shown that this war was unpopular. – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  13. This theory is unpopular. – Since Cézanne by Clive Bell
  14. Every week the business became more unpopular. – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  15. Cass was for a while unpopular. – Frontier Stories by Bret Harte
  16. Another reason often given is, " that they have run up against a pump- handle," The man- of- war hats are very unpopular, for they are particularly heavy. – A Yacht Voyage Round England by W.H.G. Kingston
  17. I became thereby very unpopular, yet it could not be helped. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag
  18. The earl had made himself notably unpopular in the village recently by his firm- the house- agent said " pig- headed"- attitude in respect to a certain dispute about a right- of- way. – A Damsel in Distress by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  19. The fall of the ministry was inevitable, for it was unpopular on all sides, but no one had foreseen how it would fall. – Cavour by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco