1. hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
- in the unenviable position of resorting to an act he had planned to save for the climax of the campaign
2. so undesirable as to be incapable of arousing envy
- unenviable notoriety
Sentences with unenviable as an adjective:
- Valjean was in the unenviable position of either living with the knowledge an innocent would suffer for his crime or reveal his true identity and go back to prison.