Definition of disagreeable in English:


Line breaks: dis|agree|able
Pronunciation: /dɪsəˈgriːəb(ə)l




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  • Finally, he found that mothers’ agreeableness during mother-child game-playing tasks was negatively correlated with children's disagreeableness during child-peer interactions.
  • We children forgot a lot of the disagreeableness when the wagon was unloaded and we saw the good things to eat and the yards and yards of calico and outing flannel that Mother had bought to make us new clothes…
  • Surely, since we would not intentionally create such disagreeableness, it must be the product of irresistible unconscious forces.


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  • They rarely focus on textbooks but always introduce something awfully fresh and disagreeably insightful.
  • It was a line-up that gave off an odour of complacency or perhaps, more disagreeably, of indifference to the prize at stake.
  • It is really surprising what a number of cars will smoke disagreeably.


late Middle English (in the sense 'discordant, incongruous'): from Old French desagreable, based on agreer 'agree'.

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