exceedingly distasteful

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  • The idea, however, of a sensitive woman suffering on my account was exceedingly distasteful to me. Cited from Our Elizabeth, by Florence A. Kilpatrick
  • To tell the truth, the thought of separating from his brothers was exceedingly distasteful to him. Cited from The Rover Boys in Camp, by Arthur M. Winfield
  • And, though it is exceedingly distasteful to me, I see the justice in seeking out one of -- that family. Cited from Red-Robin, by Jane Abbott
  • Teaching was exceedingly distasteful to him, yet as his music did not bring in anything for years after he left home, he had to find some means of making a living. Cited from The World's Great Men of Music, by Harriette Brower
  • To those who can feel no other interest than that which the profit gives to the employment, it will soon become not only irksome, but exceedingly distasteful. Cited from The Infant System, by Samuel Wilderspin
  • Certain friendships that she maintained, moreover, were exceedingly distasteful to him. Cited from The Iron Furrow, by George C. Shedd
  • The sights of the city had become exceedingly distasteful to him, associated as they were with his hopes deferred and his heart-sickness. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 78, April, 1864, by Various
  • But this transfer of dominion was exceedingly distasteful to the French population. Cited from The Memories of Fifty Years, by William H. Sparks
  • The aimless life, such as it was generally pursued in Ruhleben Camp, became exceedingly distasteful to me. Cited from Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons,by Frederick Arthur Ambrose Talbot
  • Political life was exceedingly distasteful to Mr. Prentiss and he soon abandoned it and returned with fresh zeal to the practice of his profession. Cited from The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss, by George L. Prentiss
  • You do not mean it, I know; but there is a disingenuousness in remarks of this sort that is to me exceedingly distasteful. Cited from Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith, v3
  • She knew, moreover, that such an act as joining the Methodists would be exceedingly distasteful to her father, whom she loved with a deep and impassioned affection. Cited from Neville Trueman the Pioneer Preacher, W.H.Withrow
  • This, his sole musical accomplishment, was exceedingly distasteful to him: all his training had been in the anonymity of a newspaper office, and he felt his public humiliation bitterly. Cited from In the Sweet Dry and Dry, Morley and Haley
  • I felt instinctively that all this sentiment would be exceedingly distasteful to Mr. Winthrop, and was amused at the look of relief that passed over his face when our own station was reached. Cited from Medoline Selwyn's Work, by Mrs. J. J. Colter
  • It was exceedingly distasteful; but he was spurred on by necessity, and he went at it with the impetuosity of a veteran. Cited from Brave Tom, by Edward S. Ellis
  • I must say that Andrew, to whom the whole affair appeared exceedingly distasteful, had announced his intention of obeying the rules of common good manners and leaving his farewell card on Lady Auriol. Cited from The Mountebank, by William J. Locke
  • The Duke of Aerschot had recently been appointed to the government of Flanders by the State Council, but the choice was exceedingly distasteful to a large number of the inhabitants. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1577-78 by Motley
  • It so happened that they were mostly of Democratic antecedents, which gave them great influence among antislavery Democrats, but made their advice and arguments exceedingly distasteful in strong Whig counties and communities. Cited from Abraham Lincoln: A History V1, by Nicolay & Hay
  • She had vivid and exceedingly distasteful recollections of Mr. Bunker. Cited from Count Bunker, by J. Storer Clousten
  • This close-fistedness was exceedingly distasteful to Mr. Jillingham. Cited from The Thin Red Line; and Blue Blood, by Arthur Griffiths
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