Distaste vs Reluctance - What's the difference?
| Related terms
Distaste is a related term of reluctance.
As nouns the difference between distaste and reluctance
is that distaste
is a feeling of dislike, aversion or antipathy while reluctance
is unwillingness to do something.
As a verb distaste
is (obsolete|transitive) to dislike.
A feeling of dislike, aversion or antipathy.
(obsolete) Aversion of the taste; dislike, as of food or drink; disrelish.
(obsolete) Discomfort; uneasiness.
* Francis Bacon
- (Francis Bacon)
Alienation of affection; displeasure; anger.
- Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes , and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.
- On the part of Heaven, / Now alienated, distance and distaste .
(obsolete) To dislike.
* , Scene 2.
* , II.4.1.i:
- Although my will distaste what it elected
to be distasteful; to taste bad
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- the Romans distasted them so much, that they were often banished out of their city, as Pliny and Celsus relate, for 600 yeers not admitted.
(obsolete) To offend; to disgust; to displease.
* Sir J. Davies
- Dangerous conceits are, in their natures, poisons. / Which at the first are scarce found to distaste ,
(obsolete) To deprive of taste or relish; to make unsavory or distasteful.
- He thought it no policy to distaste the English or Irish by a course of reformation, but sought to please them.
Unwillingness to do something.
Hesitancy in taking some action.
(physics) That property of a magnetic circuit analogous to resistance in an electric circuit.
* reluctance motor