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Meaning of DISRELISH

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dis*rel"ish\ (?; see {Dis-}), n.
    1. Want of relish; dislike (of the palate or of the mind);
       distaste; a slight degree of disgust; as, a disrelish for
       some kinds of food.
    
             Men love to hear of their power, but have an extreme
             disrelish to be told of their duty.   --Burke.
    
    2. Absence of relishing or palatable quality; bad taste;
       nauseousness. --Milton.
    
    
  2. \Dis*rel"ish\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disrelished}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Disrelishing}.]
    1. Not to relish; to regard as unpalatable or offensive; to
       feel a degree of disgust at. --Pope.
    
    2. To deprive of relish; to make nauseous or disgusting in a
       slight degree. --Milton.
    
    
 

 

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