distaste distaste  /dɪs ˈteɪst/


  • (n) a feeling of intense dislike



  1. One key to the mayor's success is his distaste for politics as usual.
  2. And except for an occasional hit, they have begun to show a marked distaste for war pictures.
  3. Obama, in another apparent sign of his distaste for Britain, is heading to England next month on his first overseas trip.


  1. Exclusive: British investors step back from executive pay battle

    By Joel Dimmock LONDON (Reuters) - Investors in Britain's largest companies have rowed back on the protests over pay which most readily symbolized public distaste over perceived corporate greed during last year's 'shareholder spring'. Research by Reuters has found that the average vote against executive pay deals at FTSE 100 annual general meetings has fallen by 18 percent from two years ago ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Charlie Sheen really did run Selma Blair off 'Anger Management'

    It seems Charlie Sheen 's distaste for Anger Management costar Selma Blair has won out, because the show has announced she's been kicked to the curb like so much garbage. Boy, that should really make people want to work with Chuckwagon now!
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Tampa Bay Times

  3. Judge allows police security at Pittsburgh strip club

    A federal judge said Pittsburgh police can prohibit officers from working security at strip clubs, but not based solely off of "distaste."
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


  1. "The denial of federal benefits to same-sex spouses cannot be justified simply by a distaste for or disapproval of same-sex marriage or a desire to deprive same-sex spouses of benefits available to other spouses in order to discourage them from...
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Stephen Reinhardt Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. "I am jammed between my distaste for the government getting involved in something like this and my even greater distaste for giving a propaganda victory to Robert Mugabe," Howard told a Melbourne radio station. "Our overriding objective is...
    on May 10, 2007 By: John Howard Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. The Court of Appeal took a dim view of the alleged coercion applied to McKinnon, saying that it "viewed with a degree of distaste the way in which the American authorities are alleged to have approached the plea bargain negotiations" with McKinnon.
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: Gary McKinnon Source: ZDNet UK

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