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Synonyms for unpalatable

Synonyms for unpalatable

so unpleasant in flavor as to be inedible

difficult to accept

Antonyms for unpalatable

not pleasant or acceptable to the taste or mind

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If commissioners fail in their attempts to reduce the rate at which demand is growing, or if additional funding cannot be secured, the NHS will face some unpalatable decisions in order to curb the growth in activity and bring the books into balance," the report into NHS finances states.
Across the water, unpalatable as it may have been to many, Britons voted to cut their ties with the European Union, sparking major fears for the country's economic future.
Many options (for cuts) being discussed are unpalatable given the scale of the financial challenge.
No mayor, no devolved powers may be an unpalatable ultimatum, but the powers are what we're after and the opportunity to take them must not be passed up.
It may be unpalatable to the envious brigade but these are the facts of life.
However, a UKIP spokesman said: "Pamela Preedy's comments were unpleasant and unpalatable.
There is always a chance that a public inquiry can reach an unpalatable conclusion - unpalatable, that is, to whatever branch of the Establishment is being investigated.
But the unpalatable truth is that "clients" across South Wales have been silently complicit in this crime.
It may be unpalatable to Western governments but if the Assad regime with its 4,000 tanks falls to ISIS then Iraq will inevitably fall.
Previous research suggests that cranberry juice can be a good alternative to antibiotics for women experiencing recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs)-however, the juice is very tart and many people find it unpalatable.
In its judgement, the panel said: "All the evidence is that Mr McCriricK's pantomime persona, as demonstrated on the celebrity television appearances, and his persona when appearing on Channel 4 Racing, together with his self-described bigoted and male chauvinist views were clearly unpalatable to a wider potential audience.
The European Commission urged Slovenia on Wednesday to speed up privatisation and "establish, by September 2013, an ambitious timetable for the divestment of direct and indirect state shareholdings of banks", leaving Slovenia facing the unpalatable truth that its economic model has failed, Reuters reports.
Using a brain imaging paradigm, Stice and his team examined the responsivity of adolescent's attention and reward regions of the brain to the individual's exposure to and imagined intake of palatable foods, unpalatable foods, and glasses of water shown in pictures.
Although unpalatable to some, it is difficult not to conclude that combined oral contraceptives with desogestrel, gestodene, or drospirenone confer a higher risk of venous thromboem-bolism than those with levo-norgestrel.
The public had focused on the issue of pizza as a vegetable, but lawmakers from potato-growing states teamed with food manufacturers to argue that the rules would raise school-lunch costs while leading children to throw away unpalatable food.