First recorded in 1745–55; disgust + -ing2 (Source: dictionary.com)
Definitions of Disgusting
- causing disgust; offensive to the physical, moral, or aesthetic taste.
- loathsome; repugnantAlso (rare): disgustful
verb (used with object)
- to cause loathing or nausea in.
- to offend the good taste, moral sense, etc., of; cause extreme dislike or revulsion in:
- a strong distaste; nausea; loathing.
- repugnance caused by something offensive; strong aversion:
- a great loathing or distaste aroused by someone or something
- in disgust as a result of disgust
- to sicken or fill with loathing
- to offend the moral sense, principles, or taste of
- Arousing revulsion or strong indignation.
- : causing a strong feeling of dislike or disinclination : causing disgust the food was disgusting a disgusting magazine a disgusting way to treat people
Example sentences for Disgusting
- I thought it was disgusting that she stayed with him because she knew.
- If you can stomach lunch—forensic archaeology can be disgusting.
- I doubt Wills feels it is disgusting for pro-life activists to register voters at anti-abortion protests.
- Cancer is the most pernicious, insidious, disgusting disease of life.
- It is a festival of joy for being created this way after centuries of being told that we are sinful, loathsome, and disgusting.
- And this rapid change, this third engagement within a few weeks,—was disgusting to her as a woman.
- But I lived long enough among them to look upon a tapering waist as a disgusting deformity.
- The libertine is ever deformed; the flatterer is ever disgusting.
- The frequent spitting it causes is disgusting to others and hurts the health of the chewer.
- Anybody with whom I don't feel I could pray to God, is disgusting to me.
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