dis agreeably

disagreeable

[dis-uh-gree-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
contrary to one's taste or liking; unpleasant; offensive; repugnant.
2.
unpleasant in manner or nature; unamiable: a thoroughly disagreeable person.
noun
3.
an unpleasant or repugnant circumstance, attribute, thing, etc.: Bent on being cheerful, he suppressed any mention of the disagreeable in our conversation.
4.
disagreeables, the disagreeable aspects of a situation, course of action, etc.: The pleasant features of the arrangement far outweigh the disagreeables.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French desagreable. See dis-1, agreeable

disagreeableness, disagreeability, noun
disagreeably, adverb
undisagreeable, adjective


2. cross, grouchy, surly, testy.
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disagreeable (ˌdɪsəˈɡriːəbəl)
 
adj
1.  not likable, esp bad-tempered, offensive, or disobliging: disagreeable remarks
2.  not to one's liking; unpleasant: a disagreeable task
 
disa'greeableness
 
n
 
disagreea'bility
 
n
 
disa'greeably
 
adv

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disagreeable
c.1400, "not in agreement," from Fr. désagréable (13c.), from des- (see dis-) + agréable (see agreeable). Meaning "not in accord with one's taste" is from 1690s.
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