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Meaning of DISTASTEFUL

Pronunciation:  dis'teystful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [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"
  2. [adj]  not pleasing in odor or taste
 

DISTASTEFUL is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: disgustful, disgusting, foul, loathly, loathsome, offensive, repellant, repellent, repelling, revolting, skanky, unpalatable, unsavory, unsavoury, wicked, yucky
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abhorrent, abominable, bitter, detestable, disagreeable, disgusting, dislikable, displeasing, flat, flavorless, foul, foul-tasting, fulsome, galling, grievous, hateful, ill-flavored, insipid, intolerable, loathsome, mislikable, nasty, nauseating, nauseous, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offensive, painful, repellent, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, savorless, sour, tasteless, thankless, ugly, unalluring, unappealing, unappetizing, unattractive, uncongenial, undelectable, undelicious, undesirable, unengaging, unenjoyable, uninviting, unlikable, unlovable, unpalatable, unpleasant, unpleasing, unsavory, untasteful, untasty, unwelcome
 

 

 

 

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