Distastefulness
Distasteful Dis*taste"ful, a. 1. Unpleasant or disgusting to the taste; nauseous; loathsome. [1913 Webster]

2. Offensive; displeasing to the feelings; disagreeable; as, a distasteful truth. [1913 Webster]

Distasteful answer, and sometimes unfriendly actions. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. Manifesting distaste or dislike; repulsive. ``Distasteful looks.'' --Shak.

Syn: Nauseous; unsavory; unpalatable; offensive; displeasing; dissatisfactory; disgusting. - {Dis*taste"ful*ly}, adv. -- {Dis*taste"ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • distastefulness — dis·taste·ful·ness …   English syllables

  • distastefulness — noun 1. extreme unpalatability to the mouth • Syn: ↑disgustingness, ↑nauseatingness, ↑sickeningness, ↑unsavoriness • Derivationally related forms: ↑unsavory (for: ↑unsavoriness …   Useful english dictionary

  • disgustingness — noun 1. extreme unpalatability to the mouth • Syn: ↑distastefulness, ↑nauseatingness, ↑sickeningness, ↑unsavoriness • Derivationally related forms: ↑unsavory (for: ↑unsavoriness …   Useful english dictionary

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  • nauseatingness — noun extreme unpalatability to the mouth • Syn: ↑disgustingness, ↑distastefulness, ↑sickeningness, ↑unsavoriness • Derivationally related forms: ↑unsavory (for: ↑unsavoriness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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