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galling

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of galling

  1. 1 causing annoyance her holier-than-thou attitude is galling Synonyms of galling abrasive, aggravating, bothersome, carking, chafing, disturbing, exasperating, frustrating, annoying, irksome, irritating, maddening, nettlesome, nettling, peeving, pesky, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, pesty, plaguey (also plaguy), rankling, rebarbative, riling, vexatious, vexingWords Related to galling burdensome, discomforting, displeasing, disquieting, distressing, importunate, importune, inconveniencing; angering, enraging, infuriating; brattish, bratty, mischievous, offensive, troublesome, upsetting; distractive, painful, stressful, tiresome, troubling, trying, worrisome; biting, grating, jangling, jarring, spiny, thornyNear Antonyms of galling delightful, pleasing

  2. 2 hard to accept or bear especially emotionally losing in the last round of play-offs was galling to our home team Synonyms of galling afflicting, agonizing, cruel, excruciating, bitter, grievous, harrowing, harsh, heartrending, hurtful, painful, tormenting, torturousWords Related to galling insufferable, insupportable, intolerable, unacceptable, unbearable, unendurable, unsupportable; appalling, awful, bad, dire, dreadful, ghastly, horrible, miserable, nasty, rotten, severe, terrible, vile, wretched; acute, extreme, intense, piercingNear Antonyms of galling bearable, endurable, supportable, sustainable, tolerable; livable (also liveable), sufferable, survivable; acceptable, allowable, reasonableAntonyms of galling gratifying, pleasing, sweet



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