Disagreeable vs Heinous - What's the difference?

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Disagreeable is a related term of heinous.


As adjectives the difference between disagreeable and heinous

is that disagreeable is not agreeable, conformable, or congruous; contrary; unsuitable while heinous is totally reprehensible.

As a noun disagreeable

is something displeasing; anything that is disagreeable.

disagreeable

English

(Webster 1913)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not agreeable, conformable, or congruous; contrary; unsuitable.
  • (rfdate) Preach you truly the doctrine which you have received, and teach nothing that is disagreeable thereunto. --Udall.
  • Exciting repugnance; offensive to the feelings or senses; displeasing; unpleasant.
  • (rfdate) That which is disagreeable''' to one is many times agreeable to another, or '''disagreeable in a less degree. --Wollaston.

    Usage notes

    * Nouns to which "disagreeable" is often applied: odor, smell, taste, sensation, thing, person, man, woman, duty, work, feeling, manner, experience, effect, feature, business, surprise, job.

    Antonyms

    * agreeable

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something displeasing; anything that is disagreeable.
  • * 1855 , Blackwood's magazine (volume 77, page 331)
  • The disagreeables of travelling are necessary evils, to be encountered for the sake of the agreeables of resting and looking round you.

    heinous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Totally reprehensible.
  • I hope they catch the person responsible for that heinous crime.
    The perpetrators of this heinous act must be brought to justice.
    The government denounced the attack as the most heinous of the last decade.
    Political Leaders from around the world have condemned these heinous acts.
    In our public services sorry seems to be the most heinous word.

    Usage notes

    * Nouns to which "heinous" is often applied: crime, act, sin, murder, offence.

    Synonyms

    * (totally reprehensible) abominable, horrible, odious