[syn: disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Distasteful \Dis*taste"ful\, a.
1. Unpleasant or disgusting to the taste; nauseous;
2. Offensive; displeasing to the feelings; disagreeable; as,
a distasteful truth.
Distasteful answer, and sometimes unfriendly
3. Manifesting distaste or dislike; repulsive. "Distasteful
Syn: Nauseous; unsavory; unpalatable; offensive; displeasing;
dissatisfactory; disgusting. - Dis*taste"ful*ly, adv.
-- Dis*taste"ful*ness, n.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: not pleasing in odor or taste [syn: distasteful,
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,
distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent,
repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
58 Moby Thesaurus words for "distasteful":
abhorrent, abominable, bitter, detestable, disagreeable,
disgusting, dislikable, displeasing, flat, flavorless, foul,
foul-tasting, fulsome, galling, grievous, hateful, ill-flavored,
insipid, intolerable, loathsome, mislikable, nasty, nauseating,
nauseous, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offensive, painful,
repellent, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, savorless, sour,
tasteless, thankless, ugly, unalluring, unappealing, unappetizing,
unattractive, uncongenial, undelectable, undelicious, undesirable,
unengaging, unenjoyable, uninviting, unlikable, unlovable,
unpalatable, unpleasant, unpleasing, unsavory, untasteful, untasty,