[dis-guhst-fuh l, dih-skuhst-]


causing disgust; nauseous; offensive.

Origin of disgustful

First recorded in 1605–15; disgust + -ful
Related formsdis·gust·ful·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for disgustful

Historical Examples of disgustful

  • With disgustful 43 desperation, she emptied the room and swept it as with fire and sword.

  • His sensibility is shrunk up and withered by events the most disgustful to his feelings.

    Caleb Williams

    William Godwin

  • No one has hitherto claimed this disgustful and perilous situation.

    Arthur Mervyn

    Charles Brockden Brown

  • I wish you may not be going fast, and by the shortest cut, to that horrible and disgustful situation.

  • This Hebe, Mr. Gordon greeted with a loving kiss, which the kissee resented in a very unequivocal strain of disgustful reproach.

    Pelham, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton