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
References in classic literature ?
In the hope of diverting her father's thoughts from the disagreeableness of Mr.
A gentleman, before seeking intercourse with a person of your station and habits, will first consider whether the urgency of the end may compensate for the disagreeableness of the means.
No woman looks well walking the street: she either elbows her way in all the disagreeableness of independence, or else shuffles along as if ashamed of what she is doing; her bonnet has always been met by some unlucky wind which has destroyed half its shape, and all its set: if fine weather, her shoes are covered with dust, and if dirty, the petticoat is defyingly dragged through the mud, or still more defyingly, lifted on one side to show the black leather boot, and draggled in deepest darkness on the other.
The authors called the triad the Dark Triad and verified that although there is a conceptual distinction there is convergence between the traits towards callousness and a disagreeableness. Individuals who are rich in these attributes also exhibit behavior with tendencies for self-promotion, emotional coldness, duplicity, and aggressiveness.
In Lyme, Austen describes both the pleasures and the disagreeableness of vacation spots: she goes sea-bathing several times, then suffers from illness, a fever, she sarcastically writes, that "has been all the fashion this week in Lyme" (14 September 1804).
Student resistance is expressed by exhibiting negativity, rebelliousness, disagreeableness, and disobedience that diminishes the teacher's role as the authority figure (Burroughs, Kearney, & Plax, 1989).
While Trollope insists upon an individual ethos that can pursue "disagreement without disagreeableness" (62), his novel finally reveals that "systemic dishonesty can't adequately be answered by, or reformed as, characterological honesty" (59).
Citizens, in turn, would manifest a "thick-skinned determination to tolerate" what they see "as others' incivility" by acquiring a "set of habits of speaking and listening that make passionate debate possible, by allowing us to disagree, and to tolerate the inevitable contempt and disagreeableness involved in doing so." Though we may hold our political opponents in low regard, we should listen to them and attempt to dissuade them from their erroneous views.
That Rousseau is infamous for his disagreeableness with others--for example, Hume--and his penchant for a reclusive life make this work all the more intriguing because the dichotomy between his writings and his life is perplexing at times.
Disagreeableness, Grandiosity, atlantic (June 2016),
Let me begin with the first 25 frames of mind which are: complaining, criticizing, whining, demanding, bullying, self-hating, irritability, gloomy, cowardly, stingy, unhappy, angry, superiority, cranky, touchy, immaturity, jealousy, envy, cruelty, edginess, selfishness, thoughtlessness, nastiness, stubbornness and disagreeableness.
People with one of these personality types have little or no conscience; they are known to exhibit disagreeableness; they are callous and indifferent to the ham: or the injury they cause others.