disagreeable

disagreeable
disagreeable [adj1] bad-tempered, irritable bellicose, brusque, cantankerous, churlish, contentious, contrary, cross, difficult, disobliging, disputatious, eristic, grouchy, ill-natured, nasty, obnoxious, offensive, out of sorts, peevish, pettish, petulant, querulous, rude, snappy, surly, ugly, unfriendly, ungracious, unlikable, unpleasant, uptight, waspish, whiny; concept 401 —Ant. agreeable, friendly, happy, nice, pleasant disagreeable [adj2] disgusting, offensive annoying, awful, bad, bothersome, displeasing, distasteful, distressing, drag, nasty, objectionable, obnoxious, pain, repellent, repugnant, repulsive, rotten, sour, unhappy, uninviting, unpalatable, unpleasant, unsavory, upsetting, woeful; concepts 537,548 —Ant. agreeable, inoffensive, nice, pleasant, pleasing

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  • Disagreeable — Dis a*gree a*ble (d[i^]s [.a]*gr[=e] [.a]*b l), a. [Cf. F. d[ e]sagr[ e]able.] 1. Not agreeable, conformable, or congruous; contrary; unsuitable. [1913 Webster] Preach you truly the doctrine which you have received, and each nothing that is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disagreeable — index adverse (hostile), antipathetic (distasteful), bitter (acrid tasting), deplorable, disorderly, invidious …   Law dictionary

  • disagreeable — c.1400, not in agreement, from O.Fr. desagreable (13c.), from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + agreable (see AGREEABLE (Cf. agreeable)). Meaning not in accord with one s taste is from 1690s. Related: Disagreeably; disagreeableness. Slightly earlier in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • disagreeable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) unpleasant. 2) unfriendly and bad tempered. DERIVATIVES disagreeably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • disagreeable — [dis΄ə grēə bəl] adj. [ME disagreable < OFr desagreable: see DISAGREE & ABLE] 1. not to one s taste; unpleasant; offensive 2. hard to get along with; quarrelsome disagreeableness n. disagreeably adv …   English World dictionary

  • disagreeable — [[t]dɪ̱səgri͟ːəb(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is disagreeable is rather unpleasant. ...a disagreeable odour. ...a comfort kit designed to make flying an altogether less disagreeable experience. Derived words: disagreeably… …   English dictionary

  • disagreeable — dis|a|gree|a|ble [ˌdısəˈgri:əbəl] adj formal 1.) not at all enjoyable or pleasant ≠ ↑agreeable ▪ a disagreeable job disagreeable to ▪ The conversation was disagreeable to him. 2.) unfriendly and bad tempered ≠ ↑agreeable ▪ a rude, disagreeable… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • disagreeable — disagreeableness, disagreeability, n. disagreeably, adv. /dis euh gree euh beuhl/, adj. 1. contrary to one s taste or liking; unpleasant; offensive; repugnant. 2. unpleasant in manner or nature; unamiable: a thoroughly disagreeable person. n. 3.… …   Universalium

  • disagreeable — adjective a) Not agreeable, conformable, or congruous; contrary; unsuitable. Preach you truly the doctrine which you have received, and teach nothing that is disagreeable thereunto. Udall. b) Exciting re …   Wiktionary

  • disagreeable — adjective Date: 15th century 1. causing discomfort ; unpleasant, offensive < a disagreeable odor > 2. marked by ill temper ; peevish < a disagreeable person > • disagreeableness noun • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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