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: not palatable : distasteful
: unpleasant, disagreeable
raising income tax rates is politically unpalatable —Mary Rowland
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bad, bitter, disagreeable, displeasing, distasteful, harsh, icky, nasty, rotten, sour, uncongenial, unlovely, unpleasant, unpleasing, unsavory, unwelcome, wicked, yucky (also yukky)
agreeable, congenial, good, grateful, gratifying, nice, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, satisfying, welcome
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1658, in the meaning defined at sense 2
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