- dis|gust1 [dısˈgʌst, dız-] n [U]1.) a strong feeling of dislike, annoyance, or disapprovalwith disgust▪ Joan looked at him with disgust.in disgust▪ Sam threw his books down in disgust and stormed out of the room.to sb's disgust▪ Much to my disgust , I found that there were no toilets for the disabled.disgust with▪ Nelson's disgust with US politicsdisgust at▪ The fans didn't hide their disgust at the umpire's decision.2.) a very strong feeling of dislike that almost makes you sick, caused by something unpleasant▪ He reached into the bin with a look of disgust on his face.with disgust▪ Edward tasted the thin, sour wines with disgust.disgust 2disgust2 v [T][Date: 1500-1600; : Old French; Origin: desgouster, from goust 'taste']1.) to make someone feel very annoyed or upset about something that is not acceptable▪ Many parents claimed to be disgusted by the amount of violence in the film.be disgusted to find/hear/see etc▪ Dear Sir, I was disgusted to see the picture on page one of Sunday's feature section.2.) to be so unpleasant that it makes you feel almost sick▪ The thought of dissecting a frog disgusts me.
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.