distasteful


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  • adj

Synonyms for distasteful

Synonyms for distasteful

difficult to accept

so unpleasant in flavor as to be inedible

Synonyms for distasteful

not pleasing in odor or taste

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Well, it is the same with hashish; only eat for a week, and nothing in the world will seem to you to equal the delicacy of its flavor, which now appears to you flat and distasteful.
Trust me, sir, the time may come when you will be glad to flee for protection to the king's banner, the raising of which is now so distasteful to you.
Any attempt to extend the subject-matter of art is extremely distasteful to the public; and yet the vitality and progress of art depend in a large measure on the continual extension of subject-matter.
At the same time, if my love was distasteful to her, why had she not FORBIDDEN me to speak of it to her?
Life at the academy daily became increasingly distasteful.
How dared I offer her attentions which were distasteful to her.
I should have thought that only a sub-human intelligence could have failed to grasp the point, but if it really needs amplification I shall consent to see you at the hour named, though visits and visitors of every sort are exceeding distasteful to me.
The sum of her instincts on this matter, if clearly stated, would have been that the elusive quality of her sex which attracts men in general might be distasteful to so perfect a man after an avowal of love, since it must in its very nature carry with it a suspicion of art.
And the note of the tomcat as he sings to his love in the stilly night outside on the tiles becomes positively distasteful when heard so near.
Theoretically, the idea of divorce was almost as distasteful to him as to his mother; and he was annoyed that Mr.
Then I turned toward the distasteful work that lay before me.
There was no other way out of the dilemma, and our gnawing hunger made the proposition less distasteful than it would otherwise have been.
Philip was now more comfortable, for space was so limited that there were only studies for boys in the upper school, and till then he had lived in the great hall in which they all ate and in which the lower forms did preparation in a promiscuity which was vaguely distasteful to him.
A clerkship at thirty shillings a week was beneath Freddy's dignity, and extremely distasteful to him besides.
Of course, Lizabetha Prokofievna had foreseen it long before the rest; her "heart had been sore" for a long while, she declared, and it was now so sore that she appeared to be quite overwhelmed, and the very thought of the prince became distasteful to her.