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Definition of "distaste" []

  • Dislike or aversion. (noun)
  • Archaic To feel repugnance for; dislike. (verb-transitive)
  • Archaic To offend; displease. (verb-transitive)
  • An absence of pleasure (in); dislike (of); aversion (to) (noun)

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Use "distaste" in a sentence
  • "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."