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distasteful

dis·taste·ful

distasteful

 
pronunciation:
dIs teIst fl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: unpleasant or offensive.
Cleaning the cat box is a distasteful task.The disc jockey was forced to apologize for his distasteful remarks.
synonyms:
disagreeable, offensive, unpleasant, unsavory
antonyms:
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
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derivations: distastefully (adv.), distastefulness (n.)