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.
- dis·gust·ed·ly, adverb
- dis·gust·ed·ness, noun
- pre·dis·gust, noun
- qua·si-dis·gust·ed, adjective
- qua·si-dis·gust·ed·ly, adverb
- self-dis·gust, noun
- un·dis·gust·ed, adjective
- discussed, disgust
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How to use disgust in a sentence
There’s disgust related to certain types of animals and insects.
Moreover, you’ll then take that disgust along with you on your next ride.How We Keep Riding After the Nevada Cycling Deaths | Eben Weiss | December 22, 2020 | Outside Online
My friends painted it as a cuisine that might lead to feelings of desire or disgust, depending on how offended you were that it bore not even the slightest resemblance to a taco.
Virginia Tech tight end James Mitchell, a junior, this week recalled with disgust navigating through the celebration on the field at Scott Stadium to get back to the locker room.A strange season ends in a familiar place with Virginia facing Virginia Tech | Gene Wang | December 10, 2020 | Washington Post
The heinous act was apparently carried out of disgust when the moon god was witness to Uke Mochi’s spitting out of various food items.12 Major Japanese Gods and Goddesses You Should Know About | Dattatreya Mandal | May 6, 2020 | Realm of History
As the announcement was read, the reaction from the gathered crowd was one of anger and disgust.Justice Was Served in Ferguson—This Isn’t Jim Crow America | Ron Christie | November 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The past few years of ugly gridlocked bloodsport politics have driven many Americans out of the arena in disgust.Hate Hyper-Partisanship? Support Redistricting Reform Now | John Avlon | November 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
What these men do have is a muscular hold on popular disgust with religious extremism.Karen Armstrong’s New Rule: Religion Isn’t Responsible for Violence | Patricia Pearson | October 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Objection,” said defense attorney Patrick Ostronic, wearing a look of disgust.The Weirdest Story About a Conservative Obsession, a Convicted Bomber, and Taylor Swift You Have Ever Read | David Weigel | August 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Reporting it; linking to it; commenting on it; marveling at it; expressing shock and disgust about it.
He couldn't sell them; he couldn't burn them; he was even compelled to insure them, to his intense disgust.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
At this point Harry entered and stood afar off, eying Punch, a disheveled heap in the corner of the room, with disgust.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II | Rudyard Kipling
For fourteen years Massna served in the Royal Italians, but at last he retired in disgust.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Some who would face a mad bull coolly enough spring with disgust from a cockroach or a centipede.Hunting the Lions | R.M. Ballantyne
She shuddered with disgust as the rich brown water of the Nile came up to her breast, to her chin.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
British Dictionary definitions for disgust
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
- disgustedly, adverb
- disgustedness, noun
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