dis´a|gree´a|ble|ness

dis´a|gree´a|ble|ness
dis|a|gree|a|ble «DIHS uh GREE uh buhl», adjective, noun.
–adj.
1. not to one's liking; unpleasant: »

to speak a disagreeable truth. A headache is disagreeable.

SYNONYM(S): offensive.
2. not friendly; unkind; bad-tempered; cross: »

She is sometimes disagreeable before breakfast.

–n.
a disagreeable thing: »

... always…seeing difficulties and disagreeables in everything (Elizabeth Gaskell).

dis´a|gree´a|ble|ness, noun.

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  • dis|a|gree|a|ble — «DIHS uh GREE uh buhl», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. not to one s liking; unpleasant: »to speak a disagreeable truth. A headache is disagreeable. SYNONYM(S): offensive. 2. not friendly; unkind; bad tempered; cross: »Sh …   Useful english dictionary

  • disagreeable — dis•a•gree•a•ble [[t]ˌdɪs əˈgri ə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) contrary to one s taste or liking; offensive; repugnant 2) unpleasant in manner or nature; surly; grouchy • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < MF dis a•gree′a•ble•ness, dis a•gree a•bil′i•ty, n. dis… …   From formal English to slang

  • Disagreeableness — Dis a*gree a*ble*ness, n. The state or quality of being; disagreeable; unpleasantness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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