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disgusting

[ dis-guhs-ting, dih-skuhs- ]
/ dɪsˈgʌs tɪŋ, dɪˈskʌs- /
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adjective
causing disgust; offensive to the physical, moral, or aesthetic taste.
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Origin of disgusting

First recorded in 1745–55; disgust + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM disgusting

dis·gust·ing·ly, adjectivedis·gust·ing·ness, noun
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How to use disgusting in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for disgusting

disgusting
/ (dɪsˈɡʌstɪŋ) /

adjective
loathsome; repugnantAlso (rare): disgustful

Derived forms of disgusting

disgustingly, adverb
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