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  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]: 
 
  Disgusting  \Dis*gust"ing\,  a. 
  That  causes  disgust;  sickening;  offensive;  revolting.  -- 
  {Dis*gust"ing*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disgusting 
  adj  :  highly  offensive;  arousing  aversion  or  disgust;  "a 
  disgusting  smell";  "distasteful  language";  "a  loathsome 
  disease";  "the  idea  of  eating  meat  is  repellent  to  me"; 
  "revolting  food";  "a  wicked  stench"  [syn:  {disgustful}, 
  {distasteful},  {foul},  {loathly},  {loathsome},  {repellent}, 
  {repellant},  {revolting},  {wicked},  {yucky}] 




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