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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISAGREEABLE

She was lost, for the instant, in a maze of disagreeable reflection.

It is true your task has been disagreeable, but not more so than others.

"I don't think they will," and the Trainer gave a disagreeable laugh.

"And there is one thing about this disagreeable business," said Linda.

At last it had come (what we expect, if it be disagreeable, usually does come).

But the connection was disagreeable to her father, on more accounts than my poverty.

And let every past disagreeable thing be forgotten; as if nothing had happened.

Still, it was not a disagreeable position—and it was a position.

I say, Hamish, a disagreeable thing has happened at Galloway's.

It quite disposed of that disagreeable suspicion touching his cousin.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, "not in agreement," from Old French desagreable (13c.), from des- (see dis-) + agreable (see agreeable). Meaning "not in accord with one's taste" is from 1690s. Related: Disagreeably; disagreeableness. Slightly earlier in same sense was unagreeable (late 14c.).

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