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distaste

noun [U] uk   /dɪˈsteɪst/ us  
a dislike of something that you find unpleasant or unacceptable: His distaste for publicity of any sort is well known. She looked at the advertisement with distaste before walking quickly on.Feelings of dislike and hatred
distasteful
adjective uk   /-fəl/ us  
He found the subject of their conversation very distasteful.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
distastefully
adverb uk   /-fəl.i/ us  
distastefulness
noun [U] uk   /-fəl.nəs/ us  
Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
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