American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To excite nausea or loathing in; sicken.
- v. To offend the taste or moral sense of; repel.
- n. Profound aversion or repugnance excited by something offensive.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To excite nausea or loathing in; offend the taste of.
- To offend the mind or moral sense of: with at or with, formerly with from: as, to be disgusted at foppery or with vulgar pretension.
- To feel a distaste for; have an aversion to; disrelish.
- n. Strong disrelish or distaste; aversion to the taste of food or drink; nausea; loathing.
- n. Repugnance excited by something offensive or loathsome; a strong feeling of aversion or repulsion; extreme distaste or dislike.
- n. Synonyms Hatred, Dislike, etc. (see antipathy), loathing, detestation, abhorrence.
- v. To cause an intense dislike for something.
- n. An intense dislike or loathing someone feels for something bad or nasty.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To provoke disgust or strong distaste in; to cause (any one) loathing, as of the stomach; to excite aversion in; to offend the moral taste of; -- often with
at, with, or by.
- n. Repugnance to what is offensive; aversion or displeasure produced by something loathsome; loathing; strong distaste; -- said primarily of the sickening opposition felt for anything which offends the physical organs of taste; now rather of the analogous repugnance excited by anything extremely unpleasant to the moral taste or higher sensibilities of our nature.
- v. cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
- v. fill with distaste
- n. strong feelings of dislike
- From Old French desgouster ("to put off one's appetite"), from des- ("dis-") + gouster, goster ("to taste"), from Latin gustus ("a tasting"). (Wiktionary)
- Late Old French desgouster, to lose one's appetite : des-, dis- + gouster, to eat, taste (from Latin gustāre. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Sticking around for such conversations, when every part of you wants to walk away in disgust, is perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of genuine peace work – and it deserves respect.”
“I was surprised," said Stillman, who yelled in disgust from the penalty box.”
“We turned in disgust from the revolting scene, but were unable to leave the spot until the captain had satisfied a noisy group of his own people, who were demanding a supply of stores.”
“But more interesting than the disgust is the system of belief working behind it: the principles of physiognomy.”
“It's fairly obvious that Qiao hadn't been able to hide what he called his disgust with his government, and when his brother surfaced as a resurgent last week they added things together and ordered a wet affair, before Qiao could try defecting.”
“You should not allow yourself to feel what you call disgust at any of God's creatures.”
“TIRUPATI: A large number of people led by the TDP functionaries have on Wednesday staged a dharna in front of the Office of the Revenue Divisional Officer (RDO) here to express what they called their disgust over the 'complete failure' of the State Government in meeting even the basic needs of the poor and middle-class.”
“This is one of those books where the reader just has to decide whether to go along for the ride, or whether to close the covers in disgust and move on to something more believable.”
“Why did you form a monster so hideous that even you turned from me in disgust?”
“Wolf Larsen, evidently in disgust, left the deck for the cabin.”
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