Meaning of DISGUST in English



Function: verb

Etymology: Middle French desgouster, from des- dis- + goust taste, from Latin gustus; akin to Latin gustare to taste ― more at CHOOSE

Date: 1616

transitive verb

1 : to provoke to loathing, repugnance, or aversion : be offensive to

2 : to cause (one) to lose an interest or intention

intransitive verb : to cause disgust

– dis · gust · ed adjective

– dis · gust · ed · ly adverb

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.