Meaning of DISGUST in English

DISGUST

— disgustedly , adv. — disgustedness , n.

/dis gust", di skust"/ , v.t.

1. to cause loathing or nausea in.

2. to offend the good taste, moral sense, etc., of; cause extreme dislike or revulsion in: Your vulgar remarks disgust me.

n.

3. a strong distaste; nausea; loathing.

4. repugnance caused by something offensive; strong aversion: He left the room in disgust.

[ 1590-1600; (v.) desgouster, equiv. to des- DIS- 1 + gouster to taste, relish, deriv. of goust taste gusta (see CHOOSE); (n.) desgoust, deriv. of the v. ]

Syn. 1. sicken, nauseate. 2. repel, revolt. 4. abhorrence, detestation, antipathy. See dislike .

Ant. 1. delight. 4. relish.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .