unpalatable

adjective un·pal·at·able \ ˌən-ˈpa-lə-tə-bəl \
Updated on: 13 May 2018

Definition of unpalatable

1 : not palatable : distasteful
  • unpalatable wines
2 : unpleasant, disagreeable
  • raising income tax rates is politically unpalatable
  • —Mary Rowland

unpalatability

play \ˌən-ˌpa-lə-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Examples of unpalatable in a Sentence

  1. pasta and honey is an unpalatable combination

  2. hesitated before sharing some of the more unpalatable details of his captivity

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First Known Use of unpalatable

1658

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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