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distasteful

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1 disagreeable or disgusting to the sense of taste
  • cod-liver oil is so distasteful that it's worse than anything it cures

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3 causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment
  • the distasteful nature of his job as a bill collector

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“Distasteful.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/distasteful. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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