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disagreeable

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adjective dis·agree·able \-ə-bəl\

Simple Definition of disagreeable

  • : not pleasing : unpleasant or offensive

  • of a person : difficult to deal with : easily angered or annoyed

Full Definition of disagreeable

  1. 1 :  causing discomfort :  unpleasant, offensive <a disagreeable odor>

  2. 2 :  marked by ill temper :  peevish <a disagreeable person>

dis·agree·able·ness noun
dis·agree·ably play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of disagreeable

  1. The medicine had a disagreeable taste.

  2. the disagreeable odor of the garbage

  3. I've never known her to be so disagreeable.



15th Century

First Known Use of disagreeable

15th century



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