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Definition of Disgust


  1. 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.
  2. Repugnance to what is offensive; aversion or displeasure produced by something loathsome; loathing; strong distaste; -- said primarily of the sickening opposition felt for anything which offends the physical organs of taste; now rather of the analogous repugnance excited by anything extremely unpleasant to the moral taste or higher sensibilities of our nature; as, an act of cruelty may excite disgust.
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Disgust Translations

disgust in Dutch is walg, afkeer, walging, misselijkheid
disgust in Italian is disgustare, nauseare, indignare
disgust in Latin is taedium; tedium, fastidium
disgust in Norwegian is avsky