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Definitions for disagreeable
ˌdɪs əˈgri ə bəldis·agree·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disagreeable(adj)

    not to your liking

    "a disagreeable situation"

  2. disagreeable(adj)

    unpleasant to interact with

    "a disagreeable old man"

  3. disagreeable, unsympathetic(adj)

    not agreeing with your tastes or expectations

    "found the task disagreeable and decided to abandon it"; "a job temperamentally unsympathetic to him"


  1. disagreeable(Adjective)

    Not agreeable, conformable, or congruous; contrary; unsuitable.

    Preach you truly the doctrine which you have received, and teach nothing that is disagreeable thereunto. --Udall.

    Etymology: Confer désagréable. As if .

  2. disagreeable(Adjective)

    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.

    Etymology: Confer désagréable. As if .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disagreeable(adj)

    not agreeable, conformable, or congruous; contrary; unsuitable

    Etymology: [Cf. F. dsagrable.]

  2. Disagreeable(adj)

    exciting repugnance; offensive to the feelings or senses; displeasing; unpleasant

    Etymology: [Cf. F. dsagrable.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disagreeable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disagreeable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of disagreeable in a Sentence

  1. Kate Hardiman:

    I think that the majority of Notre Dame students are committed to free speech and open dialogue on campus and that these protests are being driven by a very vocal minority who seek to disrupt the event, this is part of a larger trend of students who want to shut down ideas that Notre Dame students find disagreeable. The irony is that ‘ tolerance ’ is the watchword on campuses these days, yet only certain ideas are apparently worthy of being tolerated.

  2. Ovid, Amorum, Book 2, 19, 3:

    What is allowed us is disagreeable, what is denied us causes us intense desire.

  3. James Goldsmith:

    None has more frequent conversations with a disagreeable self than the man of pleasure; his enthusiasms are but few and transient; his appetites, like angry creditors, are continually making fruitless demands for what he is unable to pay; and the greater his former pleasures, the more strong his regret, the more impatient his expectations. A life of pleasure is, therefore, the most unpleasing life.

  4. Samuel Johnson:

    Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.

  5. Utah Republican Mike Lee:

    I love the guy, i think he's fantastic even though he and I frequently disagree. I always have found him to be someone who can disagree without being disagreeable.

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