Search Result for "disgust":
1. strong feelings of dislike;
1. fill with distaste;
- Example: "This spoilt food disgusts me"
[syn: disgust, gross out, revolt, repel]
2. cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of;
- Example: "The pornographic pictures sickened us"
[syn: disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn up]
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. [1913 Webster] The manner of doing is more consequence than the thing done, and upon that depends the satisfaction or disgust wherewith it is received. --Locke. [1913 Webster] In a vulgar hack writer such oddities would have excited only disgust. --Macaulay. Syn: Nausea; loathing; aversion; distaste; dislike; disinclination; abomination. See Dislike. [1913 Webster]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. [1913 Webster] To disgust him with the world and its vanities. --Prescott. [1913 Webster] [AE]rius is expressly declared . . . to have been disgusted at failing. --J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] Alarmed and disgusted by the proceedings of the convention. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]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]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