un- + delight
undelight (countable and uncountable, plural undelights)
- (uncountable) The condition or feeling of lacking delight; unhappiness or displeasure.
- 1907, Virgil, The Æneid (trans. E. Fairfax Taylor), J. M. Dent & Sons (1910):
- Loud rise the sounds of sorrow, day and night,
- Where friends, clasped close in lingering undelight,
- Weep at the thought of parting. Matrons, ay,
- (countable) Something unpleasant or displeasing.
- 1931, Esther Frayne Hayes, At Home in China, W. Neale (1931), page 82:
- Along with the jollity of the trip from Tsing Hua into Peking are many undelights.