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Definitions for distaste

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antipathy, aversion, distastenoun

    a feeling of intense dislike


  1. distastenoun

    a feeling of dislike, aversion or antipathy

  2. distasteverb

    To dislike.

  3. distasteverb

    to be distasteful; to taste bad

Webster Dictionary

  1. Distastenoun

    aversion of the taste; dislike, as of food or drink; disrelish

  2. Distastenoun

    discomfort; uneasiness

  3. Distastenoun

    alienation of affection; displeasure; anger

  4. Distasteverb

    not to have relish or taste for; to disrelish; to loathe; to dislike

  5. Distasteverb

    to offend; to disgust; to displease

  6. Distasteverb

    to deprive of taste or relish; to make unsavory or distasteful

  7. Distasteverb

    to be distasteful; to taste ill or disagreeable

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Distaste

    dis-tāst′, n. oppositeness or aversion of taste: dislike of food: dislike: disgust.—v.t. (arch.) to dislike: (obs.) to offend: (Shak.) to spoil the taste of.—v.i. (Shak.) to be distasteful.—adj. Distaste′ful, nauseous to the taste: unpleasant: (Shak.) indicating distaste.—adv. Distaste′fully.—n. Distaste′fulness.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of distaste in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of distaste in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of distaste in a Sentence

  1. Kahlil Gibran:

    If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.

  2. Sun Tzu:

    If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.

  3. Senator Aitzaz Ahsan:

    I have a visceral distaste for military courts, but the safeguards provided and the state of war we are in justifies it.

  4. Kahlil Gibran:

    Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.


    hypocrites,- they master the art of concealing their distaste for others, while they invent lies to keep their biases and corrupt prejudices alive.

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  • неразположение, антипатия, отвращениеBulgarian
  • déistinIrish
  • disgustoItalian

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    • A. brasserie
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