disgust


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dis·gust

 (dĭs-gŭst′)
tr.v. dis·gust·ed, dis·gust·ing, dis·gusts
1. To excite nausea or loathing in; sicken.
2. To offend the taste or moral sense of; repel.
n.
Profound dislike or annoyance caused by something sickening or offensive.

[Late Old French desgouster, to lose one's appetite : des-, dis- + gouster, to eat, taste (from Latin gustāre; see geus- in Indo-European roots).]
Synonyms: disgust, nauseate, repel, revolt, sicken
These verbs mean to offend the senses or feelings of: a stench that disgusted us; a horrific sight that nauseated me; was repelled by the scene of carnage; was revolted by the act of brutality; a fetid odor that sickened the workers.

disgust

(dɪsˈɡʌst)
vb (tr)
1. to sicken or fill with loathing
2. to offend the moral sense, principles, or taste of
n
3. a great loathing or distaste aroused by someone or something
4. in disgust as a result of disgust
[C16: from Old French desgouster, from des- dis-1 + gouster to taste, from goust taste, from Latin gustus]

dis•gust

(dɪsˈgʌst, dɪˈskʌst)

v.t.
1. to cause loathing or nausea in.
2. to offend the good taste, moral sense, etc., of.
n.
3. a strong distaste; nausea; loathing.
4. repugnance caused by something offensive; strong aversion.
[1590–1600; < Middle French desgouster=des- dis-1 + gouster to taste, relish, derivative of goust taste < Latin gusta (see choose)]
dis•gust′ed•ly, adv.
dis•gust′ed•ness, n.

disgust


Past participle: disgusted
Gerund: disgusting

Imperative
disgust
disgust
Present
I disgust
you disgust
he/she/it disgusts
we disgust
you disgust
they disgust
Preterite
I disgusted
you disgusted
he/she/it disgusted
we disgusted
you disgusted
they disgusted
Present Continuous
I am disgusting
you are disgusting
he/she/it is disgusting
we are disgusting
you are disgusting
they are disgusting
Present Perfect
I have disgusted
you have disgusted
he/she/it has disgusted
we have disgusted
you have disgusted
they have disgusted
Past Continuous
I was disgusting
you were disgusting
he/she/it was disgusting
we were disgusting
you were disgusting
they were disgusting
Past Perfect
I had disgusted
you had disgusted
he/she/it had disgusted
we had disgusted
you had disgusted
they had disgusted
Future
I will disgust
you will disgust
he/she/it will disgust
we will disgust
you will disgust
they will disgust
Future Perfect
I will have disgusted
you will have disgusted
he/she/it will have disgusted
we will have disgusted
you will have disgusted
they will have disgusted
Future Continuous
I will be disgusting
you will be disgusting
he/she/it will be disgusting
we will be disgusting
you will be disgusting
they will be disgusting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been disgusting
you have been disgusting
he/she/it has been disgusting
we have been disgusting
you have been disgusting
they have been disgusting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been disgusting
you will have been disgusting
he/she/it will have been disgusting
we will have been disgusting
you will have been disgusting
they will have been disgusting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been disgusting
you had been disgusting
he/she/it had been disgusting
we had been disgusting
you had been disgusting
they had been disgusting
Conditional
I would disgust
you would disgust
he/she/it would disgust
we would disgust
you would disgust
they would disgust
Past Conditional
I would have disgusted
you would have disgusted
he/she/it would have disgusted
we would have disgusted
you would have disgusted
they would have disgusted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disgust - strong feelings of dislikedisgust - strong feelings of dislike    
dislike - a feeling of aversion or antipathy; "my dislike of him was instinctive"
detestation, execration, loathing, abhorrence, abomination, odium - hate coupled with disgust
repugnance, revulsion, repulsion, horror - intense aversion
nausea - disgust so strong it makes you feel sick
Verb1.disgust - fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me"
excite, stir, stimulate - stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
nauseate, turn one's stomach, sicken - upset and make nauseated; "The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach"; "The mold on the food sickened the diners"
2.disgust - cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of; "The pornographic pictures sickened us"
repel, repulse - be repellent to; cause aversion in
outrage, scandalise, scandalize, appal, appall, shock, offend - strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"

disgust

noun
2. outrage, shock, anger, hurt, fury, resentment, wrath, indignation Colleagues last night spoke of their disgust at the decision.
verb
1. sicken, outrage, offend, revolt, put off, repel, nauseate, gross out (U.S. slang), turn your stomach, fill with loathing, cause aversion He disgusted everyone with his boorish behaviour.
sicken please, delight, impress

disgust

verb
To offend the senses or feelings of:
noun
Extreme repugnance excited by something offensive:
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disgust

[dɪsˈgʌst]
A. N
1. (= revulsion) → repugnancia f, asco m
it fills me with disgustme da asco
2. (= anger) → indignación f
she left in disgustse marchó indignada
B. VTdar asco a, repugnar
the thought disgusts mela idea me repugna
you disgust meme das asco

disgust

[dɪsˈgʌst]
ndégoût m
in disgust
She walked off in disgust → Elle s'éloigna, dégoûtée.
vtdégoûter, écœurer

disgust

nEkel m; (at sb’s behaviour) → Entrüstung f, → Empörung f; in disgustvoller Ekel/Empörung; much to his disgust they leftsehr zu seiner Empörung gingen sie
vt (person, sight)anekeln, anwidern; (actions)empören

disgust

[dɪsˈgʌst]
1. ndisgusto
much to my disgust → con mio profondo disgusto
she left in disgust → se n'è andata disgustata
2. vtdisgustare, far schifo a

disgust

(disˈgast) verb
to cause feelings of dislike or sickness in. The smell of that soup disgusts me; She was disgusted by your behaviour.
noun
the state or feeling of being disgusted. She left the room in disgust.
disˈgusting adjective
What a disgusting smell!; Her house is in a disgusting mess.
disˈgustingly adverb
References in classic literature ?
The great disgust at man--IT strangled me and had crept into my throat: and what the soothsayer had presaged: "All is alike, nothing is worth while, knowledge strangleth.
They had teased him, called him Noah and Monk; and, when he had broken out, no one had helped him, but everyone had turned away from him with horror and disgust.
Now, had the same young lady been engaged with a volume of the Spectator, instead of such a work, how proudly would she have produced the book, and told its name; though the chances must be against her being occupied by any part of that voluminous publication, of which either the matter or manner would not disgust a young person of taste: the substance of its papers so often consisting in the statement of improbable circumstances, unnatural characters, and topics of conversation which no longer concern anyone living; and their language, too, frequently so coarse as to give no very favourable idea of the age that could endure it.
John was no drunkard, though he could at times exceed; and the picture of Houston drinking neat spirits at his hall-table struck him with something like disgust.
Should he reach destination methinks I shall have rendered some service to Your Excellency, as from many parts I am urged to send him off, so as to dispel the loathing and disgust caused by another Don Quixote who, under the name of Second Part, has run masquerading through the whole world.
A look in the eyes of a shipmate, a low murmur in the most sheltered spot where the watch on duty are huddled together, a meaning moan from one to the other with a glance at the windward sky, a sigh of weariness, a gesture of disgust passing into the keeping of the great wind, become part and parcel of the gale.
What I began to do was to envy the doctor walking in the cool shadow of the woods with the birds about him and the pleasant smell of the pines, while I sat grilling, with my clothes stuck to the hot resin, and so much blood about me and so many poor dead bodies lying all around that I took a disgust of the place that was almost as strong as fear.
I wish to God we could hinder Dorothea from knowing this," said Sir James Chettam, with a little frown on his brow, and an expression of intense disgust about his mouth.
The women screamed in disgust and drew back their skirts.
That highly-gratified lady sent word back that she had one just like it to spare, so the tobacco king got his quilt after all, and insisted on having it spread on his bed, to the disgust of his fashionable wife.
Tarzan could endure it no longer--neither his hunger nor his disgust.
Davis particularly detested the odor of the fashionable pickle, and disgust added to his wrath.