Synonyms for (adjective) disagreeable

Synonyms: disagreeable

Definition: not to your liking

Usage: a disagreeable situation

Similar words: annoying, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, bothersome, vexatious, vexing, teasing, irritating, plaguey, plaguy, galling

Definition: causing irritation or annoyance

Usage: tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork; aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport; found it galling to have to ask permission; an irritating delay; nettlesome paperwork; a pesky mosquito; swarms of pestering gnats; a plaguey newfangled safety catch; a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him; a vexatious child; it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong


Similar words: abrasive, harsh

Definition: sharply disagreeable; rigorous

Usage: the harsh facts of court delays; an abrasive character


Similar words: stressful, trying, nerve-racking, nerve-wracking

Definition: extremely irritating to the nerves

Usage: nerve-racking noise; the stressful days before a war; a trying day at the office


Similar words: unsweet

Definition: distasteful

Usage: he found life unsweet


Synonyms: disagreeable, unsympathetic

Definition: not agreeing with your tastes or expectations

Usage: found the task disagreeable and decided to abandon it; a job temperamentally unsympathetic to him

Similar words: uncongenial, incompatible

Definition: not suitable to your tastes or needs

Usage: the uncongenial roommates were always fighting; the task was uncongenial to one sensitive to rebuffs


Synonyms: disagreeable

Definition: unpleasant to interact with

Usage: a disagreeable old man

Similar words: ill-natured

Definition: having an irritable and unpleasant disposition