What does distasteful mean?

Definitions for distasteful
dɪsˈteɪst fəldis·taste·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distasteful, unsavory, unsavoury(adj)

    not pleasing in odor or taste

  2. disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky(adj)

    highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust

    "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"


  1. distasteful(Adjective)

    Having a bad or foul taste

  2. distasteful(Adjective)


    Scrubbing the floors was a distasteful duty to perform.

  3. distasteful(Adjective)


    distasteful language

Webster Dictionary

  1. Distasteful(adj)

    unpleasant or disgusting to the taste; nauseous; loathsome

  2. Distasteful(adj)

    offensive; displeasing to the feelings; disagreeable; as, a distasteful truth

  3. Distasteful(adj)

    manifesting distaste or dislike; repulsive

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of distasteful in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of distasteful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of distasteful in a Sentence

  1. Meir Bulka:

    All the Israelis felt this was very distasteful.

  2. Jersey Gov. Chris Christie:

    It's one of the most difficult, distasteful parts of the job, and I'd rather be spending much more time out there than doing this.

  3. Charles Lamb:

    Nothing to me is more distasteful than that entire complacency and satisfaction which beam in the countenances of a newly married couple.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    It's been almost a Wild West environment, i think a lot of women find that distasteful, to be in a situation sort of resembling a locker-room.

  5. Pindar:

    Very distasteful is excessive fame To the sour palate of the envious mind, Who hears with grief his neighbours good by name, And hates the fortune that he ne?er shall find.

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  • отблъскващ, отвратителен, противен, неприятенBulgarian
  • anstößig, geschmacklos, widerwärtig, unangenehmGerman
  • [[de]] [[mal]] [[gusto]], desagradable, chocante, ofensivoSpanish
  • pahanmakuinen, epämiellyttävä, törkeäFinnish
  • déplaisant, désagréableFrench
  • meehaitnyssagh, meevlaystal, meevianaghManx
  • pāhare, matakawa, pūkawa, kūtaitaiMāori
  • przykry, niesmacznyPolish
  • dezagreabil, neplăcut, dezgustător, ofensatorRomanian
  • неприятный, противный, оскорбительный, отвратительныйRussian
  • äcklig, osmaklig, smaklös, illasmakande, frånstötandeSwedish
  • karahaSwahili

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