Definition for DIS-AGREE'A-BLE


  1. Contrary; unsuitable; not conformable; not congruous. [Little used.] This conduct was disagreeable to her natural sincerity. – Broome.
  2. Unpleasing; offensive to the mind, or to the senses; but expressing less than disgusting and odious. Behavior may be disagreeable to our minds; food may be disagreeable to the taste; many things are disagreeable to the sight; sounds may be disagreeable to the ear, and odors to the smell. Whatever is disagreeable gives some pain or uneasiness.

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