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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]: 
 
  distastefulness 
  n  1:  extreme  unpalatability  [syn:  {disgustingness},  {nauseatingness}, 
  {sickeningness},  {unsavoriness}] 
  2:  the  quality  of  being  offensive  [syn:  {offensiveness},  {odiousness}] 




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