from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Dislike or aversion.
- transitive v. Archaic To feel repugnance for; dislike.
- transitive v. Archaic To offend; displease.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a feeling of dislike, aversion or antipathy
- v. To dislike.
- v. to be distasteful; to taste bad
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Aversion of the taste; dislike, as of food or drink; disrelish.
- n. Discomfort; uneasiness.
- n. Alienation of affection; displeasure; anger.
- intransitive v. To be distasteful; to taste ill or disagreeable.
- transitive v. Not to have relish or taste for; to disrelish; to loathe; to dislike.
- transitive v. To offend; to disgust; to displease.
- transitive v. To deprive of taste or relish; to make unsavory or distasteful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To disrelish; dislike; loathe: as, to distaste drugs or poisons.
- To offend; disgust; vex; displease; sour.
- To spoil the taste or relish of; change to the worse; corrupt.
- To be distasteful, nauseous, or displeasing.
- n. Want of taste or liking for something; disrelish; disgust, or a slight degree of it; hence, dislike in general.
- n. Discomfort; uneasiness; annoyance.
- n. That which is distasteful or offends.
- n. Synonyms Repugnance, disinclination, displeasure, dissatisfaction.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a feeling of intense dislike
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But your personal distaste is not a legitimate basis for unjust laws.
His distaste is evident, but so is a kind of excitement.
Perhaps his distaste is not about the amount of metaphysical pondering now verse then, but rather its alignment with his personal metaphysics.
She sat down at the long table, and looked at her silverware, and frowned in distaste at the food.
Scales will fall swiftly from people's eyes as they contemplate this piece of Jackbootism on the part of Gordon Brown and his henchpersons and they will recoil in distaste and revulsion from conduct which most associate not with the home of Parliamentary Democracy but with the likes of Soviet Russia, Castro's Cuba, Mugabe's Zimbabwe or Hitler's Germany.
Rose looked the woman up and down and only barely concealed the expression of distaste that was rising on her face.
Instead of telling her that, he removed her hands from his chest with an expression of distaste.
Sulu pops his head out of the lead T-52 and frowns in distaste, before machine-gunning all the Borgs out of Kirk.
Her face screwed up into an expression of distaste, and not just because it was disgusting.
I have a certain distaste for extremism and ideology becoming the touch stone of the Party anyway.