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Definition of "disgust" []

  • To excite nausea or loathing in; sicken. (verb-transitive)
  • To offend the taste or moral sense of; repel. (verb-transitive)
  • Profound aversion or repugnance excited by something offensive. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disgust" in a sentence
  • "Sticking around for such conversations, when every part of you wants to walk away in disgust, is perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of genuine peace work – and it deserves respect."
  • ""I was surprised," said Stillman, who yelled in disgust from the penalty box."
  • "We turned in disgust from the revolting scene, but were unable to leave the spot until the captain had satisfied a noisy group of his own people, who were demanding a supply of stores."