From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisgustdis‧gust1 /dɪsˈɡʌst, dɪz-/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]1a strong feeling of dislike, annoyance, or disapprovalwith disgustJoan looked at him with disgust.in disgustSam threw his books down in disgust and stormed out of the room.to somebody’s disgustMuch to my disgust, I found that there were no toilets for the disabled.disgust withNelson’s disgust with US politicsdisgust atThe fans didn’t hide their disgust at the umpire’s decision.2a very strong feeling of dislike that almost makes you sick, caused by something unpleasantHe reached into the bin with a look of disgust on his face.with disgustEdward tasted the thin, sour wines with disgust.
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disgust• Disgust at cruel sports has come to be a commonfeature of British life.• He sensed her disgust and hatredstinking in the air.• She held the glass away from her in disgust. "What's this awfulstuff you've given me to drink?''• I pick one up to examine it - then drop it in disgust.• But the Communistministers, who were carefully kept from exercising real influence, soon quit in disgust.• I made no secret of my disgust at the way people were behaving.• Martia gave him a look of disgust, and walked away.• Bernard in a state of disgust, left the proceedings early and went up to bed.• With resigneddisgust, Alice lay back, submerging herself in the only softness available at that time-the pillow.• Houellebecq's disgust and horror is not feigned.• Firebug went back to his corner, exhaling with disgust and looking out his window.disgust at• Meg tried to hide her disgust at what she had just heard.disgustdisgust2 ●○○ verb [transitive]1ANGRYto make someone feel very annoyed or upset about something that is not acceptableMany parents claimed to be disgusted by the amount of violence in the film.be disgusted to find/hear/see etcDear Sir, I was disgusted to see the picture on page one of Sunday’s feature section.it disgusts somebody that/how/to doIt disgusts me that he got away with it.2DISGUSTINGto be so unpleasant that it makes you feel almost sickThe thought of eating insects disgusts me.→ See Verb table