Distasting
Distaste Dis*taste", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Distasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Distasting}.] 1. Not to have relish or taste for; to disrelish; to loathe; to dislike. [1913 Webster]

Although my will distaste what it elected. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To offend; to disgust; to displease. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

He thought in no policy to distaste the English or Irish by a course of reformation, but sought to please them. --Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster]

3. To deprive of taste or relish; to make unsavory or distasteful. --Drayton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Distaste — Dis*taste , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Distasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Distasting}.] 1. Not to have relish or taste for; to disrelish; to loathe; to dislike. [1913 Webster] Although my will distaste what it elected. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To offend; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Distasted — Distaste Dis*taste , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Distasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Distasting}.] 1. Not to have relish or taste for; to disrelish; to loathe; to dislike. [1913 Webster] Although my will distaste what it elected. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • distaste — /dis tayst /, n., v., distasted, distasting. n. 1. dislike; disinclination. 2. dislike for food or drink. v.t. 3. Archaic. to dislike. [1580 90; DIS 1 + TASTE] Syn. 1. aversion, repugnance, disgust. See dislike. * * * …   Universalium

  • distaste — /dɪsˈteɪst / (say dis tayst) noun 1. dislike; disinclination. 2. disrelish for food or drink. –verb (t) (distasted, distasting) 3. Obsolete to dislike …   Australian English dictionary

  • distaste — [dis tāst′, dis′tāst΄] n. dislike or aversion (for) vt. distasted, distasting Archaic 1. to have a distaste for; dislike 2. to displease, offend vi. Obs. to be distasteful …   English World dictionary

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