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distaste


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  Although  my  will  distaste  what  it  elected.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  offend;  to  disgust;  to  displease.  [Obs.] 
 
  He  thought  in  no  policy  to  distaste  the  English  or 
  Irish  by  a  course  of  reformation,  but  sought  to 
  please  them  --Sir  J. 
  Davies. 
 
  3.  To  deprive  of  taste  or  relish;  to  make  unsavory  or 
  distasteful.  --Drayton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Distaste  \Dis*taste"\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  distasteful;  to  taste  ill  or  disagreeable.  [Obs.] 
 
  Dangerous  conceits  are  in  their  natures,  poisons, 
  Which  at  the  are  scarce  found  to  distaste.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Distaste  \Dis*taste"\,  n. 
  1.  Aversion  of  the  taste;  dislike,  as  of  food  or  drink; 
  disrelish.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  Discomfort;  uneasiness. 
 
  Prosperity  is  not  without  many  fears  and  distastes, 
  and  adversity  is  not  without  comforts  and  hopes. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  3.  Alienation  of  affection;  displeasure;  anger. 
 
  On  the  part  of  Heaven,  Now  alienated,  distance  and 
  distaste.  --Milton. 
 
  Syn:  Disrelish;  disinclination;  dislike;  aversion; 
  displeasure;  dissatisfaction;  disgust. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  distaste 
  n  :  a  feeling  of  intense  dislike  [syn:  {antipathy},  {aversion}] 




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