Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Unpleasant; disagreeable: found cocktail parties distasteful.
  • adj. Objectionable; offensive: used distasteful language.
  • adj. Expressing aversion or dislike: shot me a distasteful glance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a bad or foul taste
  • adj. unpleasant
  • adj. offensive

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Unpleasant or disgusting to the taste; nauseous; loathsome.
  • adj. Offensive; displeasing to the feelings; disagreeable.
  • adj. Manifesting distaste or dislike; repulsive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Nauseous; unpleasant or disgusting to the taste; hence, offensive in general.
  • Indicating distaste, dissatisfaction, or dislike; repulsive; malevolent.
  • Synonyms Unpalatable, unsavory, disagreeable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
  • adj. not pleasing in odor or taste

Etymologies

distaste +‎ -ful (Wiktionary)

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