unpalatable

[ uhn-pal-uh-tuh-buhl ]
/ ʌnˈpæl ə tə bəl /

adjective

not palatable; unpleasant to the taste.
disagreeable or unacceptable; obnoxious: unpalatable behavior.

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Origin of unpalatable

First recorded in 1675–85; un-1 + palatable

OTHER WORDS FROM unpalatable

un·pal·at·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·pal·at·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unpalatable

unpalatable
/ (ʌnˈpælətəbəl) /

adjective

unpleasant to taste
difficult to acceptthe unpalatable truth
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