distasteful

[dis-teyst-fuhl]
adjective
1.
unpleasant, offensive, or causing dislike: a distasteful chore.
2.
unpleasant to the taste: a distasteful medicine.
3.
showing distaste or dislike.

Origin:
1600–10; distaste + -ful

distastefully, adverb
distastefulness, noun
undistasteful, adjective


1. disagreeable, displeasing; repugnant, repulsive. 2. unpalatable, unsavory.
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distasteful (dɪsˈteɪstfʊl)
 
adj
unpleasant or offensive
 
dis'tastefully
 
adv
 
dis'tastefulness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

distasteful
c.1600, from distaste + -ful.
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Example sentences
There are lots of ornamental plants bunnies find distasteful.
Another distasteful question was the inevitable two-parter about what she was
  doing next and when the world would see it.
Regardless, the choice of word is distasteful and disconcerting.
Please tell me how to cultivate the bacteria that mosquitoes find so
  distasteful.
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