disagreeables

disagreeables
\\-bəlz\ noun plural
: disagreeable things

in spite of my anxiety about Laurence's illness and the disagreeables resulting from it — Richard Aldington

ready to put up with a host of disagreeables for the sake of having at her house the original Dr. Johnson — Virginia Woolf

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disagreeˈables plural noun
Annoyances
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Main Entry:disagree

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