disagreeableness


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dis·a·gree·a·ble

 (dĭs′ə-grē′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Not to one's liking; unpleasant or offensive.
2. Having a quarrelsome, bad-tempered manner.

dis′a·gree′a·ble·ness n.
dis′a·gree′a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disagreeableness - the quality of being disagreeable and unpleasant
pleasantness, sweetness - the quality of giving pleasure; "he was charmed by the sweetness of her manner"; "the pleasantness of a cool breeze on a hot summer day"
abrasiveness - the quality of being sharply disagreeable
acridness, acridity - the quality of being sharply disagreeable in language or tone
unpalatability, unpalatableness - the property of being unacceptable to the mind; "the policy's unpalatability caused an uproar"
agreeableness, amenity - pleasantness resulting from agreeable conditions; "a well trained staff saw to the agreeableness of our accommodations"; "he discovered the amenities of reading at an early age"
2.disagreeableness - an ill-tempered and offensive disposition
disposition, temperament - your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition"
acrimony, bitterness, jaundice, thorniness, acerbity, tartness - a rough and bitter manner
pugnacity, belligerence, aggressiveness - a natural disposition to be hostile
contentiousness, quarrelsomeness - an inclination to be quarrelsome and contentious
agreeability, agreeableness - a temperamental disposition to be agreeable
Translations

disagreeableness

[ˌdɪsəˈgriːəblnɪs] N [of task, experience] → desagrado m; [of person] → antipatía f

disagreeableness

nUnangenehme(s) nt, → unangenehme Art; (of person)unsympathische Art

disagreeableness

[ˌdɪsəˈgriːəblnɪs] n (gen) → spiacevolezza; (of person, tone of voice) → sgradevolezza
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That might not matter, but it can create an atmosphere not just of disagreement but of disagreeableness that may mar the peace and unity of the church.
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