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1. disgust

noun. ['dɪsˈgʌst'] strong feelings of dislike.

Synonyms

  • repulsion
  • nausea
  • abhorrence
  • odium
  • dislike
  • repugnance
  • horror
  • detestation
  • revulsion
  • loathing
  • abomination

Antonyms

  • please
  • pull
  • better
  • keep

Etymology

  • desgouster (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word disgust


1. Noun, singular or mass
Psychologists believe regret to be a combination of surprise and disgust.

Quotes containing the word disgust


1. I have an idea that the only thing which makes it possible to regard this world we live in without disgust is the beauty which now and then men create out of the chaos. The pictures they paint, the music they compose, the books they write, and the lives they lead. Of all these the richest in beauty is the beautiful life. That is the perfect work of art.
- W. Somerset Maugham, The Painted Veil

2. I was washing the dishes and the sneaky bastard crept up behind me and wrapped his arms around my waist. And kissed me. Right here.” I pointed angrily to my neck. “Can I not have him committed or something?”Dr. Pritchard snorted. “For loving you?”I drew back, shaking my head in disgust. “Dr. Pritchard,” I admonished softly. “Whose side are you on?”“Braden’s.
- Samantha Young, On Dublin Street

3. Her last conscious thought was disgust at life; her senses had lied to her. The world was not made of energy and delight but of foulness, betrayal, and lassitude. Living was hateful, and death was no better, and from end to end of the universe this was the first and last and only truth.
- Philip Pullman, The Subtle Knife

2. self-disgust

noun. shame resulting from strong dislike of yourself or your actions.

Synonyms

  • self-hatred

3. disgust

verb. ['dɪsˈgʌst'] fill with distaste.

Synonyms

  • gross out
  • turn one's stomach
  • stimulate
  • stir
  • repel
  • sicken
  • nauseate
  • revolt

Antonyms

  • friendliness
  • Anglophilia
  • inclination
  • approval

Etymology

  • desgouster (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. disgust

verb. ['dɪsˈgʌst'] cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of.

Synonyms

  • churn up
  • scandalize
  • outrage
  • scandalise
  • repulse
  • repel
  • sicken
  • appal
  • nauseate
  • offend
  • shock
  • revolt

Antonyms

  • respect
  • spread
  • love
  • attractive

Etymology

  • desgouster (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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