disagreeable person


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n disagreeable person a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
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  • Samuel Johnson
    “Count on it, if a person talks of their misfortune, there is something in it that is not disagreeable to them.”


In literature:

However disagreeable the person of Vulcan might be, he was susceptible notwithstanding of love.
"Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology" by Charles K. Dillaway
We all know how disagreeable it is to be anywhere near a person whose breath is bad.
"Pushing to the Front" by Orison Swett Marden
Michael Reed was regarded as a very sardonic and disagreeable person by most of the people of Ballybay.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 1, January 1886" by Various
An intensely disagreeable person may be the best man for a particular job.
"Human Traits and their Social Significance" by Irwin Edman
Like a flash came to Kate with his question, the thought that this disagreeable person must be the court officer.
"Laramie Holds the Range" by Frank H. Spearman
Altheim people so far are passably civil to us, but sometimes one has a disagreeable person to deal with, as I had to-day at the Bad Haus.
"A War-time Journal, Germany 1914 and German Travel Notes" by Harriet Julia Jephson
Miss Stone was not at all a disagreeable person.
"A True Friend" by Adeline Sergeant
The disagreeable person is irritated by trifles.
"Spontaneous Activity in Education" by Maria Montessori
I am the worst person in the world for taking anything disagreeable.
"Hopes and Fears scenes from the life of a spinster" by Charlotte M. Yonge
The body was that of a person who had died of fever, and was more than usually disagreeable and dangerous.
"A Retrospect" by James Hudson Taylor

In news:

Do you personally agree or disagree with the following statement.
"Even if somebody disagrees with your personal politics, why is it still important that they vote".
"He's a hard person to give your opinion to if he disagrees with you.".
Although the trial court found that by depositing her student loan check into an account with personal funds those funds lost their exempt status under federal law regarding wage garnishments , section 1095a, the Court of Appeals disagreed.
Disagree, but avoid ad hominem (personal) attacks.
No right-minded person could have disagreed with Sen Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, when she said last week, "Taxpayer dollars should not be used to subsidize a person's drug habit".
Even if I personally disagreed with gay marriage, it's really not any of my business.
" According to Wallis and Colson, "when we disagree, especially when we strongly disagree, we should have robust debate but not resort to personal attack, falsely impugning others' motives, assaulting t...
We need to recognize that well-intentioned Americans can and will disagree – personal attacks aren't substitutes for substance.
There may be those who will disagree with my personal belief that of all the privileges people came to enjoy in the 20th century, the availability of books on every subject that mortals could imagine was the most valuable.
I just love it when the argument is used that a person is just plain fearful when they choose to disagree on a matter, such as public nudity being acceptable or not, on San Francisco's public streets, or anywhere else for that matter.
Perez said Tuesday that while he personally likes Manny Acta, he disagreed with the fired manager's laid-back approach.
I strongly disagree with the suggestion that the room-service delivery person should be tipped like a waiter in a restaurant.
Mitt Romney's meeting with Sheldon Adelson is latest evidence of willingness to embrace people and policies he personally disagrees with.
Oprah Radio host Dr Laura Berman talks with a couple who disagree about whether they should be allowed to snoop through each other's personal records.

In science:

Here, if the other person disagrees, then it will be evident during a collaboration (via the disagreement meter).
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