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Related to unpalatability: unappetizing


1. Not pleasing to the taste: an unpalatable meal.
2. Not pleasant or agreeable: unpalatable truths.

un′pal·at·a·bil′i·ty n.
un·pal′at·a·bly adv.


the quality or state of being unpalatable
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unpalatability - the property of being unacceptable to the mouthunpalatability - the property of being unacceptable to the mouth
taste property - a property appreciated via the sense of taste
disgustingness, distastefulness, nauseatingness, sickeningness, unsavoriness - extreme unpalatability to the mouth
unappetisingness, unappetizingness - the property of spoiling the appetite
palatability, palatableness - the property of being acceptable to the mouth
2.unpalatability - the property of being unacceptable to the mind; "the policy's unpalatability caused an uproar"
disagreeableness - the quality of being disagreeable and unpleasant
disgustingness, unsavoriness - the property of being extremely unacceptable to the mind
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