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Synonyms for distaste
dɪsˈteɪstdis·taste

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. distaste

    Antipathy, repugnance, and uncongeniality are instinctive; other forms of dislike may be acquired or cherished for cause. Uncongeniality is negative, a want of touch or sympathy. An antipathy to a person or thing is an instinctive recoil from connection or association with that person or thing, and may be physical or mental, or both. Antagonism may result from the necessity of circumstances; opposition may spring from conflicting views or interests; abhorrence and detestation may be the result of religious and moral training; distaste and disgust may be acquired; aversion is a deep and permanent dislike. A natural antipathy may give rise to opposition which may result in hatred and hostility. Compare ACRIMONY; ANGER; ENMITY; HATRED.

    Synonyms:
    abhorrence, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, detestation, disgust, dislike, hatred, hostility, opposition, repugnance, repulsion, uncongeniality

    Antonyms:
    affinity, agreement, attraction, congeniality, fellow-feeling, harmony, kindliness, regard, sympathy

    Preposition:
    Antipathy to (less frequently for or against) a person or thing; antipathy between or betwixt two persons or things.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. antipathy, aversion, distastenoun

    a feeling of intense dislike

    Synonyms:
    antipathy, aversion, averting

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. distastenoun

    Synonyms:
    disrelish, disinclination, aversion, dislike, repugnance, disgust, displeasure, dissatisfaction

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. distastenoun

    Synonyms:
    aversion, dislike, disrelish

    Antonyms:
    taste, liking, relish

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "distaste":

    disgust, displeasure

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#143011repugnance
#206995detestation

How to use distaste in a sentence?

  1. Sun Tzu:

    If our soldiers are not overburdened with money, it is not because they have a distaste for riches; if their lives are not unduly long, it is not because they are disinclined to longevity.

  2. Anonymous:

    Debugging is anticipated with distaste, performed with reluctance, and bragged about forever.

  3. Arnold Bennett:

    Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.

  4. Senator Aitzaz Ahsan:

    I have a visceral distaste for military courts, but the safeguards provided and the state of war we are in justifies it.

  5. Kahlil Gibran:

    Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.


Translations for distaste

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  • неразположение, антипатия, отвращениеBulgarian
  • déistinIrish
  • disgustoItalian

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