1. Unpleasant or disgusting to the taste; nauseous; loathsome.
2. Offensive; displeasing to the feelings; disagreeable; as, a distasteful truth.
Distasteful answer, and sometimes unfriendly actions. --Milton.
3. Manifesting distaste or dislike; repulsive. “Distasteful looks.”
Syn: -- Nauseous; unsavory; unpalatable; offensive; displeasing; dissatisfactory; disgusting.
- Dis*taste*ful*ly, adv. -- Dis*taste*ful*ness, n.
adj 1: not pleasing in odor or taste [syn: unsavory, unsavoury]
2: highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a
disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome
disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me";
"revolting food"; "a wicked stench" [syn: disgusting, disgustful,
foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant,
repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky]