Origin of disagreeable
Examples from the Web for disagreeable
Her disagreeable nature made it nearly impossible for her to hold down a job.Oswald’s Mother Was a Thoroughly Disagreeable Piece of Work|Steve North|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was a disagreeable business and the only occasion I can remember that we quarreled.
America needs a green eyeshade party willing to do the disagreeable work of squeezing waste from the system.
McPherson is famously abrasive and is universally regarded as one of the most disagreeable executives in Hollywood.
Nothing much new here except for the uneasy feeling that my personal life is likely to get some disagreeable publicity soon.
A bog or swamp is a most disagreeable place in which to be caught, and calls for calmness to get out without a wetting or fall.How Women Should Ride|C. De Hurst
The doing so will be disagreeable, but it will not be antipathetic to the nature of an Englishman.North America, Volume II (of 2)|Anthony Trollope
Lydia, relieved of a disagreeable suspicion that her usually faultless footman must be drunk, thanked him and went up-stairs.Cashel Byron's Profession|George Bernard Shaw
Or it might possibly be Lotta Luxa, who, next to her aunt, was of all women the most disagreeable to Nina.Nina Balatka|Anthony Trollope
It has been aptly remarked that the public is ever more ready to believe pleasing fictions, than disagreeable verities.Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery|Robert Means Lawrence
British Dictionary definitions for disagreeable
Word Origin and History for disagreeable
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.).