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If you feel distaste for someone or something, you dislike them and consider them to be unpleasant, disgusting, or immoral.

Roger looked at her with distaste...

He professed a violent distaste for everything related to commerce, production, and money.


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  • Distaste — Dis*taste , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Distasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Distasting}.] 1. Not to have relish or taste for; to disrelish; to loathe; to dislike. [1913 Webster] Although my will distaste what it elected. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To offend; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Distaste — Dis*taste , v. i. To be distasteful; to taste ill or disagreeable. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Dangerous conceits are, in their natures, poisons, Which at the are scarce found to distaste. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Distaste — Dis*taste , n. 1. Aversion of the taste; dislike, as of food or drink; disrelish. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Discomfort; uneasiness. [1913 Webster] Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • distaste — [dis tāst′, dis′tāst΄] n. dislike or aversion (for) vt. distasted, distasting Archaic 1. to have a distaste for; dislike 2. to displease, offend vi. Obs. to be distasteful …   English World dictionary

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  • distaste — (n.) 1590s, from DIS (Cf. dis ) + TASTE (Cf. taste) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • distaste — [n] dislike, hate abhorrence, antipathy, aversion, detestation, disfavor, disgust, disinclination, displeasure, disrelish, dissatisfaction, hatred, horror, hostility, indisposition, loathing, repugnance, repulsion, revolt, revulsion;  concept 29… …   New thesaurus

  • distaste — ► NOUN ▪ dislike or aversion. DERIVATIVES distasteful adjective distastefully adverb distastefulness noun …   English terms dictionary

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