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disgust

noun [U]  /dɪsˈɡʌst/ us  
a strong feeling of disapproval or dislike, or a feeling of becoming ill caused by something unpleasant: She resigned from the committee in disgust at their inefficiency. Something in the kitchen smelled so bad that we all left in disgust.
disgust
verb [T]  /dɪsˈɡʌst/ us  
I’m disgusted by how dirty this oven is.
disgusted
adjective  /dɪsˈɡʌs·təd·li/ us  
He gave her a disgusted look.
disgusting
adjective  /dɪsˈɡʌs·tɪŋ/ us  
When you burn garbage, you’ve got some pretty disgusting stuff going up in the atmosphere.
Translations of “disgust”
in Korean 역겨움…
in Arabic قَرَف…
in French écœurer…
in Turkish tiksinti, nefret, iğrenme…
in Italian disgusto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 厭惡,憎惡,反感…
in Russian отвращение, омерзение…
in Polish obrzydzenie, wstręt…
in Spanish asquear, repugnar…
in Portuguese repugnância, asco, revolta…
in German anekeln…
in Catalan repugnància…
in Japanese 嫌悪…
in Chinese (Simplified) 厌恶,憎恶,反感…
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