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4 definitions found
 for disgust
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disgust \Dis*gust"\, n. [Cf. OF. desgoust, F. d['e]go[^u]t. See
     Disgust, v. t.]
     Repugnance to what is offensive; aversion or displeasure
     produced by something loathsome; loathing; strong distaste;
     -- said primarily of the sickening opposition felt for
     anything which offends the physical organs of taste; now
     rather of the analogous repugnance excited by anything
     extremely unpleasant to the moral taste or higher
     sensibilities of our nature; as, an act of cruelty may excite
     disgust.
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           The manner of doing is more consequence than the thing
           done, and upon that depends the satisfaction or disgust
           wherewith it is received.                --Locke.
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           In a vulgar hack writer such oddities would have
           excited only disgust.                    --Macaulay.
  
     Syn: Nausea; loathing; aversion; distaste; dislike;
          disinclination; abomination. See Dislike.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disgust \Dis*gust"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disgusted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Disgusting.] [OF. desgouster, F. d['e]go[^u]ter;
     pref. des- (L. dis-) + gouster to taste, F. go[^u]ter, fr. L.
     gustare, fr. gustus taste. See Gust to taste.]
     To provoke disgust or strong distaste in; to cause (any one)
     loathing, as of the stomach; to excite aversion in; to offend
     the moral taste of; -- often with at, with, or by.
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           To disgust him with the world and its vanities.
                                                    --Prescott.
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           [AE]rius is expressly declared . . . to have been
           disgusted at failing.                    --J. H.
                                                    Newman.
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           Alarmed and disgusted by the proceedings of the
           convention.                              --Macaulay.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  disgust
      n 1: strong feelings of dislike
      v 1: fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me" [syn:
           disgust, gross out, revolt, repel]
      2: cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of; "The
         pornographic pictures sickened us" [syn: disgust, revolt,
         nauseate, sicken, churn up]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "disgust":
     abhorrence, abomination, allergy, animosity, animus, antagonism,
     antipathy, appall, aversion, cold sweat, contempt, creeping flesh,
     dislike, distaste, enmity, fulsomeness, give offense, gross out,
     hate, hatred, horrify, horror, hostility, loathing, mortal horror,
     nausea, nauseate, odium, offend, outrage, put off, reluct, repel,
     repugnance, repulse, repulsion, revolt, revulsion, shock,
     shuddering, sicken, sickness, turn the stomach
  
  

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