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distasteful

[ dis-teyst-fuhl ]
/ dɪsˈteɪst fəl /
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adjective
unpleasant, offensive, or causing dislike: a distasteful chore.
unpleasant to the taste: a distasteful medicine.
showing distaste or dislike.
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Origin of distasteful

First recorded in 1600–10; distaste + -ful

OTHER WORDS FROM distasteful

dis·taste·ful·ly, adverbdis·taste·ful·ness, nounun·dis·taste·ful, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for distasteful

distasteful
/ (dɪsˈteɪstfʊl) /

adjective
unpleasant or offensive

Derived forms of distasteful

distastefully, adverbdistastefulness, noun
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