But the idea that he thinks this can just stop there is preposterous, not to say revolting, actually.
To Helms, LGBT Americans were “weak, morally sick wretches,” and AIDS education was “obscene” and “revolting.”
This amazing sum includes the glamorous penthouse where the revolting MF is still sitting pretty.
1590s, "that revolts, given to revolt, rebellious," present participle adjective from revolt (v.). Sense of "repulsive" is from 1806. Related: Revoltingly.
1550s, from Middle French révolte (c.1500), back formation from revolter (see revolt (v.)), or else from Italian rivolta.