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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Distasteful  \Dis*taste"ful\,  a. 
  1.  Unpleasant  or  disgusting  to  the  taste;  nauseous; 
  loathsome. 
 
  2.  Offensive;  displeasing  to  the  feelings;  disagreeable;  as 
  a  distasteful  truth. 
 
  Distasteful  answer,  and  sometimes  unfriendly 
  actions.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  Manifesting  distaste  or  dislike;  repulsive.  ``Distasteful 
  looks.''  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Nauseous;  unsavory;  unpalatable;  offensive;  displeasing; 
  dissatisfactory;  disgusting.  -  {Dis*taste"ful*ly},  adv 
  --  {Dis*taste"ful*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  distasteful 
  adj  1:  not  pleasing  in  odor  or  taste  [syn:  {unsavory},  {unsavoury}] 
  2:  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"  [syn:  {disgusting},  {disgustful}, 
  {foul},  {loathly},  {loathsome},  {repellent},  {repellant}, 
  {revolting},  {wicked},  {yucky}] 




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