UNPLEASANTNESS By N., Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 noun. an emotional state which is felt whenever an occurrence is incongruent with one's objectives or is correlated with pain. UNPLEASANTNESS: "The general unpleasantness of the two teammates seemed to gradually impact the entire team." Related Psychology Terms PLEASANTNESS ORGANIC DELUSIONAL SYNDROME UNPLEASURE CAROTODYNIA OPPONENT PROCESS THEORY OF ACQUIRED MOTIVATION W-STATE OUTCOME CRUELTY AKINESIA ALGERA CULTURE PATTERN, CULTURE CONFLICT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "UNPLEASANTNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/unpleasantness/ (accessed February 18, 2019).