unpalatability love

Definitions

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  • n. The state of being unpalatable
  • n. The extent to which something is unpalatable

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the property of being unacceptable to the mind
  • n. the property of being unacceptable to the mouth

Etymologies

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un- +‎ palatability

Examples

  • European politicians have been weighing the unpalatability of rescuing their banks relative to that of rescuing peripheral European economies.

    Choice for EU: Bail Out Greece or Bail Your Banks

  • Never mind the unpalatability, Mr. Meyer lost me at "poisonous."

    Putting the Park in Park Avenue

  • The unpalatability of this argument, for me, is that it insists on an imagination of aggress, in which one sensual register must overcome the other for transcendence to become possible.

    Sounds Romantic: The Castrato and English Poetics Around 1800

  • McConnell's ultra vires argument is pretty unpersuasive given the actual history of segregation in the District of Columbia; it is his way of reconciling his sincere originalist views with the unpalatability of their consequences.

    Balkinization

  • Other problems are caused by saponins, including unpalatability.

    28 additional technical notes about tropical agriculture

  • Other problems are caused by saponins, including the unpalatability.

    11: Human health care

  • Species used for living fences in Africa include plants with good natural defence systems, such as long thorns, spines or unpalatability.

    1. Tree products in agroecosystems: economic and policy issues.

  • Work should be carried out to determine and remove the factor (s) responsible for its unpalatability and adverse gastro-intestinal effects.

    Chapter 4

  • Their adaptive mechanisms include deep root systems that penetrate to subsoil moisture or wide-spreading root systems to gather spare moisture, with some species having both root types; adaptation to the high salinity often found in arid areas; small leaf blades or needle-like leaves to reduce transpiration during drought or other physiological mechanisms to conserve moisture by slowing evaporation through the leaves; and unpalatability or thorniness that discourages grazing animals.

    Chapter 7

  • If the mimicked are left alone by birds because they have a reputation for unpalatability, or because they are able to sting, the mimickers survive -- although they are palatable and stingless.

    The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) A Plain Story Simply Told

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