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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Old French
Origin: desgouster, from goust 'taste'


2 verb
disgust2 [transitive]
1 to make someone feel very annoyed or upset about something that is not acceptable:
Many parents claimed to be disgusted by the amount of violence in the film.
be disgusted to find/hear/see etc
Dear Sir, I was disgusted to see the picture on page one of Sunday's feature section.
2 to be so unpleasant that it makes you feel almost sick:
The thought of dissecting a frog disgusts me.

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