how to pronounce distaste


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distaste is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of distaste in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… in our food but a distaste for bitter …”

meanings of distaste


  1. Alienation of affection; displeasure; anger.
  2. Aversion of the taste; dislike, as of food or drink; disrelish.
  3. A feeling of dislike, aversion or antipathy.
  4. Discomfort; uneasiness.


  1. To deprive of taste or relish; to make unsavory or distasteful.
  2. To be distasteful; to taste bad.
  3. To dislike.
  4. To offend; to disgust; to displease.

distaste frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word distaste occurs in english on average 4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics distaste can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that distaste can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) food and health;

3) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with distaste


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