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distastenoun [U]

uk   /dɪsˈteɪst/ us   /dɪsˈteɪst/
distasteful
adjective uk   /dɪsˈteɪst.fəl/ us   /dɪsˈteɪst.fəl/
He found the subject of their conversation very distasteful.
distastefully
adverb uk   /dɪsˈteɪst.fəl.i/ us   /dɪsˈteɪst.fəl.i/
distastefulness
noun [U] uk   /dɪsˈteɪst.fəl.nəs/ us   /dɪsˈteɪst.fəl.nəs/
(Definition of distaste from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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distastenoun [U]

us   /dɪsˈteɪst/
a dislike of something because you consider it unpleasant or unacceptable: She has a distaste for hot, humid weather.
distasteful
adjective us   /dɪsˈteɪst·fəl/
Cutting a player from a team is a distasteful task for any coach.
(Definition of distaste from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “distaste”
in Korean 불쾌감…
in Arabic نُفور…
in Malaysian tidak suka…
in French dégoût…
in Russian отвращение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 厭惡,討厭,不喜歡…
in Italian ripugnanza, avversione…
in Turkish sevmeme, hoşlanmama, tiksinti…
in Polish niesmak, niechęć…
in Spanish aversión…
in Vietnamese sự không thích…
in Portuguese aversão, repugnância…
in Thai ความรังเกียจ…
in German der Widerwille…
in Catalan aversió…
in Japanese 嫌いなこと…
in Chinese (Simplified) 厌恶,讨厌,不喜欢…
in Indonesian tidak senang…
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