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Definition of disgust verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

disgust

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//dɪsˈɡʌst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈɡʌst//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disgust
BrE BrE//dɪsˈɡʌst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈɡʌst//
 
he / she / it disgusts
BrE BrE//dɪsˈɡʌsts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈɡʌsts//
 
past simple disgusted
BrE BrE//dɪsˈɡʌstɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈɡʌstɪd//
 
past participle disgusted
BrE BrE//dɪsˈɡʌstɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈɡʌstɪd//
 
-ing form disgusting
BrE BrE//dɪsˈɡʌstɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈɡʌstɪŋ//
 
Disgust
 
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 disgust somebody if something disgusts you, it makes you feel shocked and almost ill/sick because it is so unpleasant The level of violence in the film really disgusted me. The feel of it, all cold and slimy, disgusted him. See related entries: Disgust Word Origin late 16th cent.: from early modern French desgoust or Italian disgusto, from Latin dis- (expressing reversal) + gustus ‘taste’.
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