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Synonyms for distasteful
dɪsˈteɪst fəldis·taste·ful

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  1. distastefuladjective

    pleasant, pleasing

  2. distastefuladjective

    pleasing, pleasant

  3. distastefuladjective

    Scrubbing the floors was a distasteful duty to perform.

    pleasant, pleasing

  4. distastefuladjective

    distasteful language

    pleasant, pleasing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. distasteful, unsavory, unsavouryadjective

    not pleasing in odor or taste

    loathly, unsavory, disgustful, disgusting, yucky, unsavoury, offensive, wicked, revolting, loathsome, foul, repelling, repellant, repellent, skanky

    toothsome, palatable, inoffensive

  2. disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yuckyadjective

    highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust

    "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"

    filthy, noisome, fetid, nauseous, revolting, nauseating, marked-up, foul, implike, repellent, mischievous, arch, sickening, dirty, unsavoury, offensive, cruddy, rebarbative, ill-scented, foetid, vile, severe, sinful, pixilated, disgustful, stinking, resistant, disgusting, afoul(ip), smelly, cheating(a), foul-smelling, loathsome, prankish, wicked, yucky, unsportsmanlike, unholy, skanky, nasty, unsporting, terrible, impish, funky, smutty, repelling, loathly, unsavory, fouled, puckish, queasy, repellant

    palatable, toothsome, inoffensive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. distastefuladjective

    nauseous, loathsome, disgusting, unpalatable, unsavory

  2. distastefuladjective

    disagreeable, offensive, unpleasant, unpleasing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. distastefuladjective

    unpleasant offensive, repugnant, unpalatable, unsavory, disagreeable

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  1. Hillary Clinton:

    It's been almost a Wild West environment, i think a lot of women find that distasteful, to be in a situation sort of resembling a locker-room.

  2. William James:

    A genius is the man in whom you are least likely to find the power of attending to anything insipid or distasteful in itself. He breaks his engagements, leaves his letters unanswered, neglects his family duties incorrigibly, because he is powerless to turn his attention down and back from those more interesting trains of imagery with which his genius constantly occupies his mind.

  3. Tyson Barker:

    Europeans have considered the last four years extremely distasteful. They've been bemused by Trump's envoys, like Richard Grenell in Germany, who have turned up and started behaving like Fox News anchors and insulting the country they were supposed to be building relations with.

  4. Immigration Studies analyst Jessica Vaughan:

    We're creating a group of sort of pseudo citizens who live overseas, but can take advantage of the fact that they are U.S. citizens on paper, there is no question this is a threat to our national interest at worst. At best, it is something very distasteful because it cheapens U.S. citizenship.

  5. Eleanor Janega:

    ' Accuracy' is always focusing on the distasteful aspects of a society, but never the pleasurable ones.

Translations for distasteful

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  • неприятен, противен, отвратителен, отблъскващBulgarian
  • unangenehm, anstößig, widerwärtig, geschmacklosGerman
  • ofensivo, chocante, [[de]] [[mal]] [[gusto]], desagradableSpanish
  • törkeä, epämiellyttävä, pahanmakuinenFinnish
  • déplaisant, désagréableFrench
  • meehaitnyssagh, meevianagh, meevlaystalManx
  • pūkawa, kūtaitai, pāhare, matakawaMāori
  • niesmaczny, przykryPolish
  • dezagreabil, ofensator, neplăcut, dezgustătorRomanian
  • противный, неприятный, отвратительный, оскорбительныйRussian
  • smaklös, frånstötande, osmaklig, äcklig, illasmakandeSwedish
  • karahaSwahili

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