disgust disgust  /dɪs ˈɡəst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) strong feelings of dislike
  2. (v) fill with distaste
  3. (v) cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of

Usage(s):

  1. Rozin specializes in the psychological study of disgust, and he was demonstrating the universal concept of touch transference.
  2. It began with venting his disgust for the melodramatic drivel he saw on television, then expanded to include riffs about false advertising and polluting consumer products.
  3. The 8 primary emotions are: Fear, surprise, sadness, disgust, anger, anticipation, joy and acceptance.

News

  1. Matheny has harsh words after incident in LA

    On Wednesday, one day after three players, two coaches and a manager were ejected following a benches-clearing brawl between the D-backs and the Dodgers, Mike Matheny expressed his disgust with pitchers throwing high and inside -- too close to the head -- with intent.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: St. Louis Cardinals

  2. ‘Bachelorette’: Desiree Hartsock Was ‘Disgusted & Outraged’ By Brian

    On the June 10 episode of ‘The Bachelorette,’ Desiree got a seriously nasty surprise when Brian’s girlfriend showed up in the middle of the show, and she has since explained her disgust at the incident.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: HollywoodLife

  3. Republican vote on Medicaid disgraceful

    While I was not surprised that all 13 New Hampshire Republican senators voted to refuse to accept the Medicaid expansion provided by what they refer to as "Obamacare," that in no way lessened my disgust at their callous action.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Exeter News-Letter

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Quotes

  1. "If the punishment is carried out, it will disgust and appal the watching world," he told a news conference in London on Thursday.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: William Hague Source: BBC News

  2. "I really don't know why the Iranian regime keeps doing this. All it does is enhance peoples' disgust at captured personnel being paraded and manipulated in this way," Blair said. "It doesn't fool anyone."
    on Mar 30, 2007 By: Tony Blair Source: Reuters UK

  3. "Consumers who called were put on hold or transferred repeatedly until they hung up in disgust," said Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, who described AOL's practices as "outlandish and underhanded."
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: Washington Post

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