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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.


in an unpalatable manner
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Adv.1.unpalatably - in an unpalatable wayunpalatably - in an unpalatable way; "The vegetables looked unpalatably wilted"
palatably - in a palatable way
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Jean-Marie Le Pen was ultimately crushed when voters from the right and the left rallied around the conservative Jacques Chirac in order to keep out a party whose far-right, anti-immigrant views they considered unpalatably xenophobic.
Too much and you get a rather whiffy and unpleasantly soggy bake, whereas too little cooking means the cauliflower stays unpalatably tough throughout.
The two, unpalatably thick-set sausages seemed to be virtually meatless - four properly meaty, mini sausages would have been better for taste, digestion and plate aesthetics.
There are others who feel they have to stick around because the alternative is unpalatably grim and clearly unprofitable.
49) and found the cheese to be unpalatably rubbery, and the youngest had fish fingers, waffles and beans (PS3.
Reverse those proportions, however, and the proceedings become unpalatably frenzied, akin to being served a frill plate of wasabi with a sushi garnish.
One does not need to subscribe to Joseph Schumpeter's (1962) unpalatably top-down democratic theory to accept his underlying premise that democratic politics still is, at its core, a competition for the most votes.
Thus, he was brought up in the all-pervading religious daily life of Tibet, but "we were not sweet cherubic creatures, we would play "War" and 'captives' would be whipped, sometimes so unpalatably that they would bawl enough to frighten a yak and parents would rush out and we would flee.
Both are fiercely articulate but, while IBF and IBO champion Klitschko is stolid and charming, WBA king Haye is a 30-year-old wild child from Bermondsey, south London, unpredictable and often unpalatably provocative.
Wilson in establishing a new science writing award, Ford said, "I don't think it's a surprise to anyone that the facts of science are often unpalatably presented to the general public and, because of my acquaintanceship with Dr.