unpalatable adj

unpalatable adj
pallet n

English expressions. 2014.

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  • unpalatable — (adj.) 1680s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + PALATABLE (Cf. palatable) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unpalatable — adj. Unpalatable is used with these nouns: ↑fact, ↑truth …   Collocations dictionary

  • unpalatable — adj. not tasty, not appealing to the palate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • unpalatable — adj unsavory, savorless, untoothsome, unappetizing, nauseating, nauseous, sickening; bitter, sour, rancid, turned; uninviting, undesirable, unattractive, disagreeable, unpleasant, unpleasing, displeasing, distasteful; inedible, uneatable,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • unpalatable — adj. 1 not pleasant to taste. 2 (of an idea, suggestion, etc.) disagreeable, distasteful. Derivatives: unpalatability n. unpalatableness n …   Useful english dictionary

  • unpalatable — [[t]ʌnpæ̱lɪtəb(ə)l[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe an idea as unpalatable, you mean that you find it unpleasant and difficult to accept. It is an unpalatable fact that rape makes a good news story... It was only then that I began to learn the… …   English dictionary

  • unpalatable — un|pal|at|a|ble [ʌnˈpælətəbəl] adj 1.) an unpalatable fact or idea is very unpleasant and difficult to accept ▪ The unpalatable truth is that the team isn t getting any better. unpalatable to ▪ an idea that s unpalatable to most people 2.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unpalatable — unpalatability, n. unpalatably, adv. /un pal euh teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. not palatable; unpleasant to the taste. 2. disagreeable or unacceptable; obnoxious: unpalatable behavior. [1675 85; UN 1 + PALATABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • unpalatable — un•pal•at•a•ble [[t]ʌnˈpæl ə tə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) cvb not palatable; unpleasant to the taste 2) cvb disagreeable; unacceptable: unpalatable behavior[/ex] • Etymology: 1675–85 un•pal at•a•bil′i•ty, n. un•pal′at•a•bly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • unpalatable — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. distasteful, unsavory, unappetizing; insipid; inedible, uneatable, tasteless. See unsavoriness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. unsavory, disagreeable, inedible, uneatable; see tasteless 1 . III (Roget… …   English dictionary for students

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