Disgusting

/dɪsˈɡʌstɪŋ/

Origin

First recorded in 1745–55; disgust + -ing2 (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Disgusting

Disgusting

adjective

  1. causing disgust; offensive to the physical, moral, or aesthetic taste.
  2. loathsome; repugnantAlso (rare): disgustful

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Disgusting

verb (used with object)

  1. to cause loathing or nausea in.
  2. to offend the good taste, moral sense, etc., of; cause extreme dislike or revulsion in:

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Disgusting

noun

  1. a strong distaste; nausea; loathing.
  2. repugnance caused by something offensive; strong aversion:
  3. a great loathing or distaste aroused by someone or something
  4. in disgust as a result of disgust

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Disgusting

verb

  1. to sicken or fill with loathing
  2. to offend the moral sense, principles, or taste of

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Disgusting

adjective

  1. Arousing revulsion or strong indignation.

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Disgusting

adjective

  1. : causing a strong feeling of dislike or disinclination : causing disgust the food was disgusting a disgusting magazine a disgusting way to treat people

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Example sentences for Disgusting

  1. I thought it was disgusting that she stayed with him because she knew.
  2. If you can stomach lunch—forensic archaeology can be disgusting.
  3. I doubt Wills feels it is disgusting for pro-life activists to register voters at anti-abortion protests.
  4. Cancer is the most pernicious, insidious, disgusting disease of life.
  5. It is a festival of joy for being created this way after centuries of being told that we are sinful, loathsome, and disgusting.
  6. And this rapid change, this third engagement within a few weeks,—was disgusting to her as a woman.
  7. But I lived long enough among them to look upon a tapering waist as a disgusting deformity.
  8. The libertine is ever deformed; the flatterer is ever disgusting.
  9. The frequent spitting it causes is disgusting to others and hurts the health of the chewer.
  10. Anybody with whom I don't feel I could pray to God, is disgusting to me.

Related words & Synonyms

loathsome, sickening, nauseous, repulsive, revolting, repugnant, abhorrent, detestable, distasteful, vile, horrific, scandalous, objectionable, vulgar, loathsome, creepy, odious, outrageous, nasty, abominable, hateful, awful, gruesome, shocking, obnoxious, repugnant, shameless, stinking

Nearby words

disgruntle , disgruntled , disguise , disgust , disgustful , dish , dish aerial , dish antenna , dish gravy , dish night

Antonyms

delight, relish

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