Definition of Distasteful

1. Adjective. Not pleasing in odor or taste.

Exact synonyms: Unsavory, Unsavoury
Similar to: Unpalatable
Derivative terms: Distastefulness, Unsavoriness



2. Adjective. Highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust. "A wicked stench"

Definition of Distasteful

1. a. Unpleasant or disgusting to the taste; nauseous; loathsome.

Definition of Distasteful

1. Adjective. Having a bad or foul taste ¹

2. Adjective. (context: figuratively) unpleasant ¹

3. Adjective. offensive ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Distasteful

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Distasteful

distancings
distancy
distannoxane
distannoxanes
distannyne
distant
distant flap
distantial
distantiate
distantly
distantness
distantnesses
distarch
distaste
distasted
distasteful (current term)
distastefull
distastefully
distastefulness
distastes
distasting
distasture
distastures
distaunce
distaunces
distaunt
distaves
distearyl
distelfink
distelfinks

Literary usage of Distasteful

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"Wealth and all its accompanying ease became distasteful to him, and a passion to realize God's presence possessed his soul. An accident led him to the deep ..."

2. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1874)
"Well, I will pass away from a subject which I regret to see is distasteful to some of my hearers, and will conclude by expressing a hope that no young man ..."

3. Eminent Women of the Age: Being Narratives of the Lives and Deeds of the by James Parton (1868)
"... she could so easily write something admirable, what must it have been when the restraints of the pen — to her most distasteful — were removed ? ..."

4. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, John Sherren Brewer (1845)
"... with all those whom he accuses for popish books, be cast in, they will not make up the tithe of four thousand q. 24. However, most distasteful was ..."

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