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n.1.The state of being disgustful.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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As a result, "M" came to be measured by 40 items comprising six subtests, named Inhibition of Emotional Expression, Masculine Vocational Interests, Masculine Avocational Interests, Disgustfulness, Fearfulness, and Sympathy (Lewin, 1984a).
While postulating a fascinating thesis, Currid pathologizes the gay fan for his attraction to Leander's "Abscheulichkeit"(disgustfulness, loathsomeness) and to her motherliness, the invocation of which he describes as "peinlich und armselig, abet gewi[Beta] auch interessant" (embarrassing and pathetic, yet certainly interesting) (76).