yuck factor

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yuck factor

n (inf)Igitt-Faktor m (inf)
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The yuk factor increased at every turn, including a grimy shower displaying so many hairs that Alex says "I feel I'm being persecuted by pubes!" Then she finds an utterly filthy staff toilet and the dank and dirty laundry room.
The biggest yuk factor experience was rummaging in cowpats for dung beetles.
"We understand people may feel that yuk factor about mixing animal and human cells, but the truth is there is very little animal component in the cells we would derive from the embryos.
Is there a genuine moral difference between an early and late abortion or is it just the 'yuk factor' (Ferguson 1997)--an adverse gut reaction to a difficult and disturbing situation?