Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Palatableness.
- n. uncountable The condition of being palatable
- n. countable The extent to which something is palatable
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Palatableness.
- n. acceptability to the mind or feelings
- n. the property of being acceptable to the mouth
“I have had some wine that seemed comparable in palatability to a brown fluid spat from from the masticating jowls of some tobacco-adddled major-league pitcher …”
“They are likely, for example, to have been selected for features such as palatability to animals, high seed yield, or soft stems.”
“By David Kessler, National PostOctober 27, 2009 12: 00 AM To understand how eating promotes more eating, we must first understand the concept of "palatability" as the term is used scientifically.”
“palatability" as the term is used scientifically.”
“After the event, Daschle told the Huffington Post he thought that a Pomeroy victory would change the conversation around reform, proving its palatability as a political issue for Democrats.”
“This, I think, is the key to both its immediate palatability and its broader long-term relevance.”
“In contrast, West sees Petraeus's haughty cerebral strategy as soft because it's based on the unrealistic notion of winning the "hearts and minds" of the local populace, which West called nothing more than "political drivel" aimed at helping Obama and senior military brass package the war as benevolent nation-building, thereby enhancing its domestic palatability.”
“Those other approaches are politically unpalatable, but like political irony, political palatability is not a constitutional standard.”
“In these studies, 28 normal-weight participants were asked to rate pictures of 17 commonly consumed foods in terms of palatability, expected satiation and ideal portion size.”
“Surprisingly, while there was no relationship between the amounts of selected foods and their palatability, reward levels and portion sizes were closely associated with expected satiation.”
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