- to cause loathing or nausea in.
- to offend the good taste, moral sense, etc., of; cause extreme dislike or revulsion in: Your vulgar remarks disgust me.
- a strong distaste; nausea; loathing.
- repugnance caused by something offensive; strong aversion: He left the room in disgust.
Origin of disgust
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Examples from the Web for disgusted
But I'm pretty solid in the knowing that he's disgusted by that.The Chris Brown vs. Drake Feud Continues: Brown Claims Ex GF Karrueche Tran Cheated with Drizzy
December 7, 2014
Hutcherson, who considers Lawrence a “great friend” and “big sister,” is disgusted by the incident.Josh Hutcherson on the J. Law Hacking Scandal and Life After 'The Hunger Games'
September 11, 2014
How many different ways can you say disappointed and disgusted?Voters Don't Care About DC's Obsessions
September 11, 2014
She is “disgusted” that there are 50,000 homeless female veterans.The Price of Being a Patton: Wrestling With the Legacy of America’s Most Famous General
May 26, 2014
The second game was shortened when disgusted fans began throwing their rented seat cushions onto the field at dusk.The Great Paul Hemphill Celebrates the Long Gone Birmingham Barons
March 29, 2014
Should the eye be disgusted, when the heart is to be engaged?Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)
Besides this, I should leave my companions, with whom I was disgusted.Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)
Some days he did not mind, it, and some days it disgusted him; but he never followed it up.The Biography of a Grizzly
For many reasons we may be disgusted with life, but for none may we despise it.Reflections
Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld
Discouraged and disgusted with the theatre, my passion for sculpture increased.My Double Life
- to sicken or fill with loathing
- to offend the moral sense, principles, or taste of
- a great loathing or distaste aroused by someone or something
- in disgust as a result of disgust
Word Origin and History for disgusted
c.1600, from Middle French desgouster "have a distaste for" (see disgust (n.)). Sense has strengthened over time, and subject and object have been reversed: cf. "It is not very palatable, which makes some disgust it" (1660s). The reverse sense of "to excite nausea" is attested from 1640s. Related: Disgusted; disgusting.