distastefully


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dis·taste·ful

 (dĭs-tāst′fəl)
adj.
1.
a. Unpleasant; disagreeable: found cocktail parties distasteful.
b. Objectionable; offensive: used distasteful language.
2. Expressing aversion or dislike: shot me a distasteful glance.

dis·taste′ful·ly adv.
dis·taste′ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.distastefully - in an offensively distasteful manner; "a distastefully explicit report on the Royal couple's marital life"
2.distastefully - in a disgusting manner or to a disgusting degree; "the beggar was disgustingly filthy"
Translations
بِصورَةٍ كَريهَه
odporněs nechutí
á ógeîfelldan hátt
s odporom
tatsız bir şekilde

distastefully

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distaste

(disˈteist) noun
dislike (of something unpleasant). She looked at the untidy room with distaste.
disˈtasteful adjective
disagreeable. a distasteful job.
disˈtastefully adverb
disˈtastefulness noun
References in classic literature ?
thought Dick Naseby, 'how can any other day come so distastefully to me?
I was ashamed to harass him thus, but he had not a sufficiency of the little things, and besides my impulsiveness had plunged me into a deuce of a mess, so I went on distastefully.
Understandably upset by last November's distastefully violent mass Molineux fan protest, Sir Jack Hayward took the rest of the winter off (apart from phoning up to sack Colin Lee and then returning to England to shake hands with new manager Dave Jones).
Right up until the final session of public chatter, Hamed was distastefully branding McCullough "a pure bum" who will "get seriously hurt".
Maybe it wasn't quite as bad as the last time Barton was captured on camera sticking the boot in so distastefully on Merseyside - outside a fast food joint, which earned him a holiday at Her Majesty's pleasure.
Within hours of the local MP's sudden death, Eric was already distastefully crowing about his own attributes for the job and scheming about how he could fill Harry Partridges's not-yet-cold shoes.
Once aboard the Sincerity, he is drawing up distastefully racist papers concerning the differences between the Celts and the Normans, based, it seems, on his new 'knowledge' of the Manx seamen.
Despite some distastefully anti-semitic views, Eliot's poetry is haunting, heartbreaking, heart-lifting
Distastefully, Nick recalls one national newspaper columnist constantly harking on about him wearing hand-knitted jumpers.
More distastefully, HRH is the title the Windsors stripped from the princess post- divorce, and it devastated her.
Meikle's account of the night of Friday, September 26, detailed a sordid group sex game known as "roasting", so called because a woman is distastefully likened to a roast chicken which "gets stuffed".
Adults also said the ad was distastefully realistic.