unenviable
1. [ adjective ] hard to deal with; especially causing pain or embarrassment
Synonyms: embarrassing sticky awkward
Examples:

"awkward (or embarrassing or difficult) moments in the discussion" "an awkward pause followed his remark" "a sticky question" "in an unenviable position"

Related terms: difficult
2. [ adjective ] so undesirable as to be incapable of arousing envy
Examples:

"unenviable notoriety"

Related terms: undesirable
Similar spelling:   unnameable
  uninhibited
  uninhabited
  uninhabitable
  uninviting
  uninvited