If something is disagreeable, it's unpleasant, like the disagreeable smell of your wet sneakers. And if a person is disagreeable, they're rude or irritable, like your disagreeable upstairs neighbor.

It's impossible to enjoy anything that's disagreeable, whether it's disagreeable weather that ruins your picnic or a disagreeable sibling who makes every family meal incredibly stressful. The original 14th century definition of this adjective was "not in agreement," while the now-obsolete unagreeable was used to mean "not in accord with one's taste or offensive to the senses."

Definitions of disagreeable
  1. adjective
    not agreeing with your tastes or expectations
    “found the task disagreeable and decided to abandon it”
    synonyms: unsympathetic
    incompatible, uncongenial
    not suitable to your tastes or needs
  2. adjective
    not to your liking
    “a disagreeable situation”
    annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguey, plaguy, teasing, vexatious, vexing
    causing irritation or annoyance
    abrasive, harsh
    sharply disagreeable; rigorous
    nerve-racking, nerve-wracking, stressful, trying
    extremely irritating to the nerves
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    conforming to one's own liking or feelings or nature
  3. adjective
    unpleasant to interact with
    “a disagreeable old man”
    having an irritable and unpleasant disposition
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