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disgust


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  To  disgust  him  with  the  world  and  its  vanities. 
  --Prescott. 
 
  [AE]rius  is  expressly  declared  .  .  .  to  have  been 
  disgusted  at  failing.  --J.  H. 
  Newman. 
 
  Alarmed  and  disgusted  by  the  proceedings  of  the 
  convention.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  The  manner  of  doing  is  more  consequence  than  the  thing 
  done  and  upon  that  depends  the  satisfaction  or  disgust 
  wherewith  it  is  received.  --Locke. 
 
  In  a  vulgar  hack  writer  such  oddities  would  have 
  excited  only  disgust.  --Macaulay. 
 
  Syn:  Nausea;  loathing;  aversion;  distaste;  dislike; 
  disinclination;  abomination.  See  {Dislike}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disgust 
  n  :  strong  feelings  of  dislike 
  v  1:  fill  with  distaste  [syn:  {turn  off},  {revolt},  {repel}] 
  2:  cause  aversion  in  offend  the  moral  sense  of  [syn:  {revolt}, 
  {nauseate},  {sicken},  {churn  up}] 




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