|part of speech:
||unpleasant or offensive.
Cleaning the cat box is a distasteful task.The disc jockey was forced to apologize for his distasteful remarks.
- disagreeable, offensive, unpleasant, unsavory
- agreeable, delectable, delicious, pleasant, tasteful
- similar words:
- abominable, dirty, disgusting, displeasing, hateful, loathsome, nasty, objectionable, obnoxious, off-putting, painful, rancid, repellent, repugnant, repulsive, undesirable, unfavorable, uninviting
||gross, horrible, impossible, obscene, sour, ugly, unsightly
||distastefully (adv.), distastefulness (n.)