Laura Richardson Sometimes political goodbyes are said with pity and disgust rather than anger.
I write in Heroines: “The disgust for Anaïs Nin is a disgust for the girls with their LiveJournals.”
Hordes of audience members had already begun to funnel out in disgust.
Olympia Snowe is the latest to throw up her hands in disgust.
Some folks watch Bieber's challenges with bemused interest, others with disgust, and others with genuine concern.
There he sits all day long—a menace to the public health, and an object of disgust.
At him, when I could glance at him, with disgust little short of affrightment.
No gentleman ever sat down with him an hour without a sensation of loathing and disgust.
"Say, take me out of here," she cried in a voice surcharged with disgust.
She thought of the disgust she would have felt if she had ever seen Mr. Haveloc intoxicated.
c.1600, from Middle French desgouster "have a distaste for" (see disgust (n.)). Sense has strengthened over time, and subject and object have been reversed: cf. "It is not very palatable, which makes some disgust it" (1660s). The reverse sense of "to excite nausea" is attested from 1640s. Related: Disgusted; disgusting.