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Definition of "distasteful" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "distasteful" in a sentence
  • "While you may regard the suggestion of “irregularities” “distasteful”, it is the irregularities themselves that you should find distasteful."
  • "As for your question: your desire to punish people for engaging in behaviour you find distasteful is just as obnoxious as when anyone else does it."
  • "It is precisely the libs paranoia and hate that distinguishes them from him & makes certain distasteful possibilities eligible for consideration."