- (British) IPA: /dɪsˈɹɛlɪʃ/
- A lack of relish: distaste
- Men love to hear of their power, but have an extreme disrelish to be told of their duty.
- 1819, John Keats, Otho the Great, Act IV, Scene II, verses 40-42
- […] that those eyes may glow
- With wooing light upon me, ere the Morn
- Peers with disrelish, grey, barren, and cold.
- 1982, Lawrence Durrell, Constance, Faber & Faber 2004 (Avignon Quintet), p. 685:
- They heated up tinned food in a saucepan of hot water and ate it with sadness and disrelish, under the belief that they were economising.
- Absence of relishing or palatable quality; bad taste; nauseousness.
disrelish (disrelishes, present participle disrelishing; past and past participle disrelished)
- (transitive) To have no taste for; to reject as distasteful.
- (transitive) To deprive of relish; to make nauseous or disgusting in a slight degree.