Distaste

Definition of Distaste

Dis`taste´
n.1.Aversion of the taste; dislike, as of food or drink; disrelish.
2.Discomfort; uneasiness.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.
- Bacon.
3.Alienation of affection; displeasure; anger.
On the part of Heaven,
Now alienated, distance and distaste.
- Milton.
v. t.1.Not to have relish or taste for; to disrelish; to loathe; to dislike.
[imp. & p. p. Distasted; p. pr. & vb. n. Distasting.]
Although my will distaste what it elected.
- Shak.
2.To offend; to disgust; to displease.
He thought in no policy to distaste the English or Irish by a course of reformation, but sought to please them.
- Sir J. Davies.
3.To deprive of taste or relish; to make unsavory or distasteful.
v. i.1.To be distasteful; to taste ill or disagreeable.
Dangerous conceits are, in their natures, poisons,
Which at the are scarce found to distaste.
- Shak.

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