distaste

noun
ADJECTIVE
deep, extreme, great, profound, strong
general

They are country people with a general distaste for all things urban.

personal
growing
obvious

She regarded the child with evident distaste.

VERB + DISTASTE
feel, have
express, show

She was trying not to show her distaste.

hide

He couldn't hide the deep distaste that he felt for many of their customs.

eye sb/sth with, look at sb/sth with, regard sb/sth with
PREPOSITION
in distaste

She wrinkled her nose in mock distaste.

with distaste

Jim looked with distaste at the cockroach in his soup.

distaste at

He couldn't hide his distaste at having to sleep in such a filthy room.

distaste for

Joe had a profound distaste for violence.

PHRASES
an expression of distaste, a look of distaste

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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

  • Distaste — Dis*taste , v. i. To be distasteful; to taste ill or disagreeable. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Dangerous conceits are, in their natures, poisons, Which at the are scarce found to distaste. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Distaste — Dis*taste , n. 1. Aversion of the taste; dislike, as of food or drink; disrelish. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Discomfort; uneasiness. [1913 Webster] Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • distaste — index dissatisfaction, odium, phobia, reluctance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • distaste — (n.) 1590s, from DIS (Cf. dis ) + TASTE (Cf. taste) …   Etymology dictionary

  • distaste — *dislike, aversion, disfavor Analogous words: repugnance, repulsion, abhorrence (see corresponding adjectives at REPUGNANT): antipathy, hostility (see ENMITY) Antonyms: taste Contrasted words: relish, zest (see TASTE): *predilection, partiality …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • distaste — [n] dislike, hate abhorrence, antipathy, aversion, detestation, disfavor, disgust, disinclination, displeasure, disrelish, dissatisfaction, hatred, horror, hostility, indisposition, loathing, repugnance, repulsion, revolt, revulsion;  concept 29… …   New thesaurus

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

  • distaste — n. 1) to develop; express; feel; show a distaste 2) a strong distaste 3) a distaste for * * * [ dɪs teɪst] express feel show a distaste a strong distaste a distaste for to develop …   Combinatory dictionary

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