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distaste

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verb dis·taste \(ˌ)dis-ˈtāst\

Definition of distaste

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 archaic :  to feel aversion to

  3. 2 archaic :  offend, displease

  4. intransitive verb
  5. obsolete :  to have an offensive taste

1592

First Known Use of distaste

1592


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distaste

noun dis·taste

Definition of distaste

  1. 1a archaic :  dislike of food or drinkb :  aversion, disinclination a distaste for opera

  2. 2 obsolete :  annoyance, discomfort

Examples of distaste in a Sentence

  1. I see you still smoke, she said with distaste.

  2. usually views abstract paintings with distaste

1584

First Known Use of distaste

1584


DISTASTE Defined for English Language Learners

distaste

noun

Definition of distaste for English Language Learners

  • : a strong feeling of not liking someone or something


DISTASTE Defined for Kids

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noun dis·taste \dis-ˈtāst\

Definition of distaste for Students



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