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Definition of the adjective palatable

What does palatable mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more palatable / most palatable

  1. acceptable to the taste or mind

Alternative definition of the adjective palatable


  1. Pleasing to the taste, tasty.
  2. Tolerable, acceptable.

Definition of the adjective palatable for high school students

    agreeable to the taste or sensibilities
    • example: Despite the unpleasant smell, the exotic cheese was quite palatable.

The adjective palatable is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (2017)

by Michael Allaby, Chris Park

palaeoenvironmental proxy palaeoenvironmental reconstruction PalaeoIndian Palaeolithic palaeontology palaeotropics palatable palatable species palatable water paleopandemic panorama pantropical paper paper mill parabiosis paradigm ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Psychopharmacology (2010)

by Ian Stolerman

Palatable Food Palatable foods high in sugar or fat can promote binge-like intake with little or no food ...

Google previewEthnocentrism and the English Dictionary (2002)

by Phil Benson

It may be that the OED chose to define sympathetically concepts that were more palatable to Western liberal democratic perspectives (such as Sanfan, ta tzu-pao, walking on two legs, Wufan), while feeling compelled to comment on those that ...

Google previewNew Zealand Māori Word Encyclopedia (2007)

by Sally-Anne Lambert

Agreeable in flavour waireka Well-flavoured / Fragrant pfikarakara Pleasant to the taste / Sweet tiwara/tiwhara Very sweet fiwenewene Sweet wainene Sweet / Palatable / Pleasant / Agreeable reka Sweet sap of ti" (Cordyline); so: Sweet waiti ...

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Palatable Meaning

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When you are obliged to make a statement that you know will cause displeasure, you must say it with every appearance of sincerity this is the only way to make it palatable. (Paul De Gondi)
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Scrabble value of P3A1L1A1T1A1B3L1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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