Disgust Definition

disgusted, disgusts
disgusted, disgusts
To excite nausea or loathing in; sicken.
American Heritage
To arouse disgust.
Webster's New World
To cause to feel disgust; be sickening, repulsive, or very distasteful to.
Webster's New World
To offend the taste or moral sense of; repel.
American Heritage
A sickening distaste or dislike; deep aversion; repugnance.
Webster's New World

Origin of Disgust

  • Late Old French desgouster to lose one's appetite des- dis- gouster to eat, taste (from Latin gustāre geus- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French desgouster (“to put off one's appetite”), from des- (“dis-”) + gouster, goster (“to taste”), from Latin gustus (“a tasting”).

    From Wiktionary

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