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dis- +‎ taste

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distaste (usually uncountable, plural distastes)

  1. A feeling of dislike, aversion or antipathy.
  2. (obsolete) Aversion of the taste; dislike, as of food or drink; disrelish.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  3. (obsolete) Discomfort; uneasiness.
    • Francis Bacon
      Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.
  4. Alienation of affection; displeasure; anger.
    • Milton
      On the part of Heaven, / Now alienated, distance and distaste.

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distaste (third-person singular simple present distastes, present participle distasting, simple past and past participle distasted)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To dislike.
  2. (intransitive) to be distasteful; to taste bad
  3. (obsolete, transitive) To offend; to disgust; to displease.
    • Sir J. Davies
      He thought it no policy to distaste the English or Irish by a course of reformation, but sought to please them.
  4. (obsolete, transitive) To deprive of taste or relish; to make unsavory or distasteful.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Drayton to this entry?)

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distaste

  1. second-person singular (tu) preterite indicative of distar

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VerbEdit

distaste

  1. Informal second-person singular () preterite indicative form of distar.