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.
Syn: -- Disrelish; disinclination; dislike; aversion; displeasure; dissatisfaction; disgust.
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.
Although my will distaste what it elected. --Shak.
2. To offend; to disgust; to displease. [Obs.]
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.
Dis·taste v. i. To be distasteful; to taste ill or disagreeable. [Obs.]
Dangerous conceits are, in their natures, poisons,
Which at the are scarce found to distaste. --Shak.
n : a feeling of intense dislike [syn: antipathy, aversion]