disagreeable

adjective

dis·​agree·​able ˌdis-ə-ˈgrē-ə-bəl How to pronounce disagreeable (audio)
1
: causing discomfort : unpleasant, offensive
a disagreeable odor
2
: marked by ill temper : peevish
a disagreeable person
disagreeableness noun
disagreeably adverb

Examples of disagreeable in a Sentence

The medicine had a disagreeable taste. the disagreeable odor of the garbage I've never known her to be so disagreeable.
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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of disagreeable was in the 15th century

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“Disagreeable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disagreeable. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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disagreeable

adjective
dis·​agree·​able ˌdis-ə-ˈgrē-ə-bəl How to pronounce disagreeable (audio)
1
: causing discomfort : unpleasant, offensive
a disagreeable taste
2
: having a bad disposition : peevish
a disagreeable person
disagreeableness noun
disagreeably adverb

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