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PALATABILITY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does palatability mean? 

PALATABILITY (noun)
  The noun PALATABILITY has 2 senses:

1. the property of being acceptable to the mouth
2. acceptability to the mind or feelings

  Familiarity information: PALATABILITY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PALATABILITY (noun)


Sense 1palatability [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The property of being acceptable to the mouth

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

palatability; palatableness

Hypernyms ("palatability" is a kind of...):

taste property (a property appreciated via the sense of taste)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "palatability"):

pleasingness; tastiness (pleasant palatability)

appetisingness; appetizingness (the property of stimulating the appetite)

Antonym:

unpalatability (the property of being unacceptable to the mouth)


Sense 2palatability [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Acceptability to the mind or feelings

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

palatability; palatableness

Context example:

the pursuit of electoral palatability

Hypernyms ("palatability" is a kind of...):

acceptability; acceptableness (satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards)


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