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disgustnoun [U]

uk   us   /dɪsˈɡʌst/
C2 a ​strongfeeling of ​disapproval and ​dislike at a ​situation, person's ​behaviour, etc.: She ​walked out in disgust. We are ​demonstrating to show ​ouranger and disgust at the ​treatment of ​refugees. He ​resigned from the ​committee in disgust at the ​corruption. Beresford, much to his disgust, was ​fined for ​illegalparking.

disgustverb [T not continuous]

uk   us   /dɪsˈɡʌst/
to make you ​feelextremedislike or ​disapproval: Doesn't all this ​violence on TV disgust you?
(Definition of disgust from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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disgustnoun [U]

 us   /dɪsˈɡʌst/
a ​strongfeeling of ​disapproval or ​dislike, or a ​feeling of ​becomingill caused by something ​unpleasant: She ​resigned from the ​committee in disgust at ​theirinefficiency. Something in the ​kitchensmelled so ​bad that we all ​left in disgust.
verb [T]  us   /dɪsˈɡʌst/
I’m ​disgusted by how ​dirty this ​oven is.
adjective  us   /dɪsˈɡʌs·təd·li/
He gave her a disgusted ​look.
adjective  us   /dɪsˈɡʌs·tɪŋ/
When you ​burngarbage, you’ve got some ​pretty disgusting ​stuff going up in the ​atmosphere.
(Definition of disgust from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “disgust”
in Korean 역겨움…
in Arabic قَرَف…
in Malaysian jijik…
in French écœurer…
in Russian отвращение, омерзение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 厭惡,憎惡,反感…
in Italian disgusto…
in Turkish tiksinti, nefret, iğrenme…
in Polish obrzydzenie, wstręt…
in Spanish asquear, repugnar…
in Vietnamese làm phẫn nộ…
in Portuguese repugnância, asco, revolta…
in Thai ทำให้สะอิดสะเอียน…
in German anekeln…
in Catalan repugnància…
in Japanese 嫌悪…
in Chinese (Simplified) 厌恶,憎恶,反感…
in Indonesian menjijikkan…
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