causing disgust; offensive to the physical, moral, or aesthetic taste.
- dis·gust·ing·ly, adjective
- dis·gust·ing·ness, noun
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How to use disgusting in a sentence
In New Mexico, the GOP candidate ran a disgusting ad blasting Stansbury’s onetime, partial support for a radical proposal to shift police funding.An ugly new GOP attack line is prompting a useful rethink among Democrats | Greg Sargent | June 4, 2021 | Washington Post
That is gross and disgusting and that makes you unfit for duty.Va. House of Delegates candidate defends anti-transgender comments | Michael K. Lavers | April 13, 2021 | Washington Blade
Such disrespect for the heroes who courageously tried to protect the American people’s Capitol is disgusting.12 Republicans opposed Congressional Gold Medals for police who protected them on Jan. 6 | Colby Itkowitz, Meagan Flynn | March 18, 2021 | Washington Post
At some point, if you have been spitting tobacco juice on the ground for 30 years, you don’t realize some people might find it disgusting.Baseball needs a culture change, or more women will be hurt | Barry Svrluga | March 5, 2021 | Washington Post
The disgusting facsimiles of human beings exemplified by the likes of Sens.
I thought it was disgusting that she stayed with him because she knew.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004 | Marlow Stern | November 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
If you can stomach lunch—forensic archaeology can be disgusting.
I doubt Wills feels it is disgusting for pro-life activists to register voters at anti-abortion protests.
Or when she utters disgusting comments like “Let Allah sort them out,” as she did when discussing the bloody conflict in Syria.
Cancer is the most pernicious, insidious, disgusting disease of life.Pierce Brosnan’s Life After Bond: From Action Hero to Losing His Daughter to Cancer | Tim Teeman | July 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
His avarice was disgusting beyond words, and with avarice went a tendency to underhand dealing, harshness, and malice.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Does a friend come and add to the gross character of such a man the unknown trait of disgusting gluttony?The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries | Charles G. Harper
It is a disgusting habit, and one not easily cured if once contracted, to make any noise with the lips when eating.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
And my poor Ethel finds her singing constantly interrupted by the disgusting row made by our next-door neighbour.
It is not easy to imagine anything more disgusting and repulsive than these priests.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
British Dictionary definitions for disgusting
loathsome; repugnant: Also (rare): disgustful
- disgustingly, adverb
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