I write in Heroines: “The disgust for Anaïs Nin is a disgust for the girls with their LiveJournals.”
Laura Richardson Sometimes political goodbyes are said with pity and disgust rather than anger.
Olympia Snowe is the latest to throw up her hands in disgust.
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.