His advice, however, was unpalatable and proved ineffectual.
His reasons were good; but his offensive style of argument rendered them unpalatable and himself unpopular.
The astringency renders the fruit somewhat unpalatable, but after it has been subjected to the action of frost, or has become partially rotted or "bletted" like a medlar, its flavour is improved.
Its lower course is sluggish, where its waters are made unpalatable by a reddish slime.
Moreover, Professor Lloyd Morgan found that young birds that had tasted and rejected workers of the hive bee as unpalatable subsequently refused to taste not only drones, which have no sting, but also drone-flies.