disgust

[dis-guhst, dih-skuhst]
verb (used with object)
1.
to cause loathing or nausea in.
2.
to offend the good taste, moral sense, etc., of; cause extreme dislike or revulsion in: Your vulgar remarks disgust me.
noun
3.
a strong distaste; nausea; loathing.
4.
repugnance caused by something offensive; strong aversion: He left the room in disgust.

Origin:
1590–1600; (v.) < Middle French desgouster, equivalent to des- dis-1 + gouster to taste, relish, derivative of goust taste < Latin gusta (see choose); (noun) < Middle French desgoust, derivative of the v.

disgustedly, adverb
disgustedness, noun
predisgust, noun
quasi-disgusted, adjective
quasi-disgustedly, adverb
self-disgust, noun
undisgusted, adjective

discussed, disgust.


1. sicken, nauseate. 2. repel, revolt. 4. abhorrence, detestation, antipathy. See dislike.


1. delight. 4. relish.
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disgust (dɪsˈɡʌst)
 
vb
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'gustedly
 
adv
 
dis'gustedness
 
n

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disgust
1590s, from M.Fr. desgoust "strong dislike, repugnance," lit. "distaste," from desgouster "have a distaste for," from des- "opposite of" + gouster "taste," from L. gustare "to taste" (see gusto). Sense has strengthened over time, and subject and object have been reversed:
cf. "It is not very palatable, which makes some disgust it" (1660s), while the reverse sense of "to excite nausea" is attested from c.1650. Related: Disgusted; disgusting.
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Example sentences
In the case of social anxiety these might be a neutral face and a disgusted
  face.
Big corporations eventually disintegrate, disgusted church members fall away
  and some coalesce into new churches.
Old soldiers appear amazed and disgusted at the intense bitterness of the
  letter and the almost insane fury of the writer.
And if someone asks your first name, look disgusted and haughty.
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