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The idea that some of the questions we ask have answers in our past seems distasteful. Christianity Today (2000)Is there some rebellious part of us that finds reality distasteful and restrictive? The Secrets of Musical Confidence (1994)Everything about this story is unpleasant and distasteful. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The idea of making connections to others mainly to advance you career can seem a bit distasteful and phoney. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Some of the men whose lives he was undoubtedly saving through his work felt there was something distasteful about his craft. THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)Possibly you find the question distasteful. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The fact that people find it distasteful doesn't mean you can criminalise it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The academics may find this distasteful, but conversely drone strikes will lead to peace. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Partly because of their need to be liked, women find disciplining people distasteful. Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)There are still Tories who find civil partnerships distasteful and the thought of equal marriage rights an abomination. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You might find that distasteful. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The manner of the change I find distasteful. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I find it distasteful that we've had to do it at all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And the suggestion that my attitude to my own daughter is distasteful I find bewildering. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It may seem distasteful, but it's true. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There was also something rather distasteful in the way that the Home Secretary handled the issue. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There's something distasteful about this so-called bittersweet comedy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The gallery, he noted, had put up a warning that some people might find the images distasteful. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Popular shows with performing dolphins, sea lions and parrots, though some visitors may find the displays distasteful. Collins Traveller - MallorcaI also felt estranged from England 2018 because the whole bidding process seems so utterly distasteful. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We found it all rather distasteful; these days if we feel distaste in the presence of disability, we have the grace to feel guilty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I know you find it distasteful, but you could try adopting the same language when they're around to shame them out of it. The Sun (2010)
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British English: distasteful ADJECTIVE
If something is distasteful to you, you think it is unpleasant, disgusting, or immoral.
He found it distasteful to be offered a cold buffet before witnessing the execution.
Definition of distasteful from the Collins English Dictionary
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