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1. Acceptable to the taste; sufficiently agreeable in flavor to be eaten.
2. Acceptable or agreeable to the mind or sensibilities: a palatable solution to the problem.

pal′at·a·bil′i·ty, pal′at·a·ble·ness n.
pal′at·a·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palatability - the property of being acceptable to the mouth
taste property - a property appreciated via the sense of taste
pleasingness, tastiness - pleasant palatability
appetisingness, appetizingness - the property of stimulating the appetite
unpalatability, unpalatableness - the property of being unacceptable to the mouth
2.palatability - acceptability to the mind or feelings; "the pursuit of electoral palatability"
acceptability, acceptableness - satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards


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