AskDefine | Define disagreeable

Dictionary Definition

disagreeable adj
1 not to your liking; "a most disagreeable journey"; "a disagreeable old man"; "in a disagreeable mood" [ant: agreeable]
2 not agreeing with your tastes or expectations; "found the task disagreeable and decided to abandon it"; "a job temperamentally unsympathetic to him" [syn: unsympathetic]

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English

Etymology

Confer désagréable.

Adjective

  1. Not agreeable, conformable, or congruous; contrary; unsuitable.
    Preach you truly the doctrine which you have received, and teach nothing that is disagreeable thereunto. --Udall.
  2. Exciting repugnance; offensive to the feelings or senses; displeasing; unpleasant.
    That which is disagreeable to one is many times agreeable to another, or disagreeable in a less degree. --Wollaston.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abominable, abrupt, annoying, antagonistic, antipathetic, at cross-purposes, at loggerheads, at odds, at variance, at war, bad-tempered, bearish, bitchy, bitter, blunt, brusque, cankered, cantankerous, churlish, clashing, contradictory, contrary, crabbed, cranky, cross, cross-grained, crusty, curt, cussed, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, discordant, discourteous, discrepant, disgusting, disharmonious, dislikable, disobliging, displeasing, disproportionate, dissident, dissonant, distasteful, distressing, disturbing, divergent, excitable, feisty, foul-tasting, fractious, fretful, grating, grouchy, had, hostile, huffish, huffy, ill, ill-flavored, ill-humored, ill-mannered, ill-tempered, immiscible, impolite, inaccordant, incompatible, inharmonious, inhospitable, irascible, irritable, jangling, jarring, mean, morose, nasty, nauseating, nauseous, negative, noxious, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offensive, ornery, out of accord, out of whack, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, querulous, repellent, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, rotten, rude, short, sickening, snappish, snappy, sour, spiteful, spleeny, splenetic, sulky, sullen, testy, thankless, ugly, unaffectionate, unalluring, unamiable, unappealing, unappetizing, unattractive, unbenign, unbenignant, uncivil, uncompassionate, uncompassioned, uncongenial, uncooperative, uncordial, uncourtly, undelectable, undelicious, undesirable, unengaging, unenjoyable, unfriendly, ungenial, ungracious, unhappy, unharmonious, uninviting, unkind, unkindly, unlikable, unloving, unpalatable, unpleasant, unpleasing, unsavory, unsympathetic, unsympathizing, untasteful, untasty, unwelcome, variant, waspish, whiny, woeful
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