Distaste vs Venom - What's the difference?

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Distaste is a related term of venom.


As nouns the difference between distaste and venom

is that distaste is a feeling of dislike, aversion or antipathy while venom is a poison carried by an animal, usually injected into an enemy or prey by biting or stinging; atter.

As verbs the difference between distaste and venom

is that distaste is (obsolete|transitive) to dislike while venom is to infect with venom; to envenom; to poison.

distaste

English

Noun

(-)
  • A feeling of dislike, aversion or antipathy.
  • (obsolete) Aversion of the taste; dislike, as of food or drink; disrelish.
  • (Francis Bacon)
  • (obsolete) Discomfort; uneasiness.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes , and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.
  • Alienation of affection; displeasure; anger.
  • * Milton
  • On the part of Heaven, / Now alienated, distance and distaste .

    Derived terms

    * distasteful

    Verb

    (distast)
  • (obsolete) To dislike.
  • * , Scene 2.
  • Although my will distaste what it elected
  • * , II.4.1.i:
  • 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.
  • to be distasteful; to taste bad
  • * , Scene 3.
  • Dangerous conceits are, in their natures, poisons. / Which at the first are scarce found to distaste ,
  • (obsolete) To offend; to disgust; to displease.
  • * Sir J. Davies
  • He thought it no policy to distaste the English or Irish by a course of reformation, but sought to please them.
  • (obsolete) To deprive of taste or relish; to make unsavory or distasteful.
  • (Drayton)

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    venom

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia venom) (en noun)
  • A poison carried by an animal, usually injected into an enemy or prey by biting or stinging; atter.
  • * Milton
  • Hurtful worm with cankered venom bites.
  • (figuratively) Feeling or speech marked by spite or malice.
  • * Shakespeare
  • the venom of such looks

    Derived terms

    * nonvenomous * venomous

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To infect with venom; to envenom; to poison.
  • Venomed vengeance. — Shakespeare.
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    Noun

    (head)
  • poison, venom
  • See also

    * venen * venod