Unpleasantry
Unpleasantry Un*pleas"ant*ry, n.; pl. {Unpleasantries}. [1913 Webster] 1. Want of pleasantry. [R.] [1913 Webster]

2. A state of disagreement; a falling out. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]


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