disgust

  • 1 disgust — vb Disgust, sicken, nauseate are comparable when meaning to arouse an extreme distaste in. Disgust implies a stomach that is revolted by food offered or taken; in its extended use it implies sensibilities which are revolted by something seen,… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 2 Disgust — Dis*gust , n. [Cf. OF. desgoust, F. d[ e]go[^u]t. See {Disgust}, v. t.] Repugnance to what is offensive; aversion or displeasure produced by something loathsome; loathing; strong distaste; said primarily of the sickening opposition felt for… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Disgust — Dis*gust , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disgusted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disgusting}.] [OF. desgouster, F. d[ e]go[^u]ter; pref. des (L. dis ) + gouster to taste, F. go[^u]ter, fr. L. gustare, fr. gustus taste. See {Gust} to taste.] To provoke disgust or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 disgust — [dis gust′] n. [MFr desgoust, distaste < des (see DIS ) + L gustus, a taste, relish: see GUSTO] a sickening distaste or dislike; deep aversion; repugnance vt. [MFr desgouster < des (see DIS ) + L gustare, to taste] to cause to feel disgust; …

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  • 5 disgust — (n.) 1590s, from M.Fr. desgoust strong dislike, repugnance, lit. distaste (16c., Mod.Fr. dégoût), from desgouster have a distaste for, from des opposite of (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + gouster taste, from L. gustare to taste (see …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 disgust — [n] aversion; repulsion abhorrence, abomination, antipathy, detestation, dislike, distaste, hatefulness, hatred, loathing, nausea, nauseation, nauseousness, objection, repugnance, revolt, revulsion, satiation, satiety, sickness, surfeit; concepts …

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  • 7 disgust — ► NOUN ▪ strong revulsion or profound indignation. ► VERB ▪ cause disgust in. DERIVATIVES disgusted adjective disgustedly adverb. ORIGIN French desgoust or Italian disgusto, from Latin gustus taste …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 disgust — index contempt (disdain), dissatisfaction, distress, odium, pique Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 Disgust — Yuck and Eew , two words often uttered to display disgust, redirect here. For the band Yuck , see, Yuck (band). For the activity yuck , see laughter. Disgust is a type of aversion that involves withdrawing from a person or object with strong… …

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  • 10 disgust — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ absolute, complete, pure, total, utter ▪ mild, slight ▪ …

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  • 11 disgust — dis|gust1 [dısˈgʌst, dız ] n [U] 1.) a strong feeling of dislike, annoyance, or disapproval with disgust ▪ Joan looked at him with disgust. in disgust ▪ Sam threw his books down in disgust and stormed out of the room. to sb s disgust ▪ Much to my …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 disgust — I n. 1) to express; feel disgust 2) disgust at, with 3) in disgust (he left in great disgust) 4) to one s disgust (to my disgust I discovered that...) II v. 1) to disgust thoroughly 2) (R) it disgusted everyone that he had taken bribes * * * [dɪs …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 disgust — I UK [dɪsˈɡʌst] / US noun [uncountable] 1) a very strong feeling of not liking something The idea of eating meat fills me with disgust. 2) the feeling that you are going to be physically ill when you see, smell, or taste something very unpleasant …

    English dictionary

  • 14 disgust — dis|gust1 [ dıs gʌst ] noun uncount 1. ) a very strong feeling of not liking something: The idea of eating meat fills me with disgust. 2. ) the feeling that you are going to be physically sick that you get when you see, smell, or taste something… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 disgust — 1 noun (U) 1 a very strong feeling of dislike that almost makes you sick, caused by something unpleasant: with disgust: Everybody except Joe looked at me with disgust. 2 a feeling of annoyance and disappointment because of someone s unacceptable… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 disgust — [[t]dɪsgʌ̱st[/t]] disgusts, disgusting, disgusted 1) N UNCOUNT Disgust is a feeling of very strong dislike or disapproval. He spoke of his disgust at the incident... A look of disgust came over his face... I threw the book aside in disgust. Syn …

    English dictionary

  • 17 disgust — 01. He looked at his father lying drunk on the floor, and felt a mixture of pain and [disgust]. 02. She was [disgusted] by the boys rude language. 03. The old man thoroughly [disgusted] those around him with his vulgar behavior at the bar. 04.… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 18 disgust — n. & v. n. (usu. foll. by at, for) 1 strong aversion; repugnance. 2 indignation. v.tr. cause disgust in (their behaviour disgusts me; was disgusted to find a slug). Phrases and idioms: in disgust as a result of disgust (left in disgust).… …

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  • 19 disgust — disgustedly, adv. disgustedness, n. /dis gust , di skust /, v.t. 1. to cause loathing or nausea in. 2. to offend the good taste, moral sense, etc., of; cause extreme dislike or revulsion in: Your vulgar remarks disgust me. n. 3. a strong… …

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  • 20 disgust — 1. noun 1) the sight filled her with disgust Syn: revulsion, repugnance, aversion, distaste, abhorrence, loathing, hatred 2) the audience walked out in disgust Syn: disapproval, displeasure, indignation …

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