adverb see distasteful

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • distastefully — dis|taste|ful|ly [dısˈteıstfəli] adv written feeling or showing distaste ▪ She looked distastefully at the overflowing bin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • distastefully — distaste ► NOUN ▪ dislike or aversion. DERIVATIVES distasteful adjective distastefully adverb distastefulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • distastefully — adverb 1. in an offensively distasteful manner (Freq. 1) a distastefully explicit report on the Royal couple s marital life • Derived from adjective: ↑distasteful 2. in a disgusting manner or to a disgusting degree the beggar was disgustingly… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Distastefully — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • distastefully — See distasteful. * * * …   Universalium

  • distastefully — adverb In a distasteful manner …   Wiktionary

  • distastefully — adv. offensively, repulsively …   English contemporary dictionary

  • distastefully — dis·taste·ful·ly …   English syllables

  • distasteful — distastefully, adv. distastefulness, n. /dis tayst feuhl/, adj. 1. unpleasant, offensive, or causing dislike: a distasteful chore. 2. unpleasant to the taste: a distasteful medicine. 3. showing distaste or dislike. [1600 10; DISTASTE + FUL] Syn.… …   Universalium

  • disgustingly — adverb in a disgusting manner or to a disgusting degree the beggar was disgustingly filthy • Syn: ↑distastefully, ↑revoltingly, ↑sickeningly • Derived from adjective: ↑sickening (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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