American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Arousing disgust; repugnant. See Synonyms at offensive.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Causing disgust; offensive to the taste, physical, moral, or esthetic.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. That causes disgust; sickening; offensive; revolting.
- adj. highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
“Of course," he said -- he used the two words very often, and pronounced the second, rather mincingly, to rhyme with _sauce_: "Of course," said Mr. May, "it's a disgusting place -- _disgusting_!”
“The word disgusting came to mind, though I suppose it was pretty in that cottage-chintzy-curtain-fabric way.”
“She said she and other parents are trying to mobilize to protest their treatment, which she called "disgusting.”
“Lusaka appealed to the international community to look into the plight of the refugees to avert what he described as disgusting human suffering.”
“If it were not for what you call my disgusting pride, I should degenerate into that loathsome animal a sponge,' said Ida, rising suddenly from her dejected attitude, and standing up before her admiring little friend,”
“Karzai's office on Wednesday slammed what it called a disgusting "rise in recent incidents of immoral nature among foreign soldiers.”
“Sarah Palin's husband defended her Thursday against what he called "disgusting lies" hoping to discredit a new biography that accuses the popular Tea Party figure of drug use and infidelity.”
“Nash-Coulon said she and other parents are trying to mobilize to protest their treatment, which she called "disgusting.”
“Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp condemning what he called the "disgusting" behaviour of some supporters.”
“What is, to me anyway, kind of disgusting is that NOW the Church is going to actually deny some abortion backing liberal the ‘benefits’ of their Catholic faith?”
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Listening to this as an audio book for the second time. Tim O'Brien uses simple words and phrases to great effect. Very few unfamilar and big words . The writing style reminds me of words from Joh...
My personal favorite adjectives in the English language. Will add as I remember or think of them.
not to me, lest ye get confused ;)
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