disgust


disgust
dis|gust1 [dısˈgʌst, dız-] n [U]
1.) a strong feeling of dislike, annoyance, or disapproval
with 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 politics
disgust 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 2
disgust2 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.

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