From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisgustdis‧gust1 /dɪsˈɡʌst, dɪz-/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 1 a strong feeling of dislike, annoyance, or disapprovalwith disgust Joan looked at him with disgust.in disgust Sam threw his books down in disgust and stormed out of the room.to somebody’s disgust Much to my disgust, I found that there were no toilets for the disabled.disgust with Nelson’s disgust with US politicsdisgust at The fans didn’t hide their disgust at the umpire’s decision.2 a very strong feeling of dislike that almost makes you sick, caused by something unpleasant He reached into the bin with a look of disgust on his face.with disgust Edward tasted the thin, sour wines with disgust.
Examples from the Corpusdisgust• Disgust at cruel sports has come to be a common feature of British life.• He sensed her disgust and hatred stinking in the air.• She held the glass away from her in disgust. "What's this awful stuff you've given me to drink?''• I pick one up to examine it - then drop it in disgust.• But the Communist ministers, 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 resigned disgust, 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] 1 ANGRYto 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.it disgusts somebody that/how/to do It disgusts me that he got away with it.2 DISGUSTINGto be so unpleasant that it makes you feel almost sick The thought of eating insects disgusts me.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpusdisgust• Many parents said they were disgusted by the amount of violence contained in "children's shows."• Indeed, I was disgusted by the sight of his blanched legs, skinny, with blue knots of varicose veins.• I was disgusted by the whole idea of class and thought I could abolish it by pretending it didn't exist.• His habit of sniffing loudly really disgusted her.• The heat, the noise, the smell of the other passengers; everything about the subway disgusted him.• I was so disgusted I almost dropped him.• If there's one thing that disgusts me it's cold porridge.• That is why it disgusts me to see the nobility of grief caricatured in this way.• "Get out, " she said. "You disgust me!"• But I was too disgusted to want to protest.be disgusted to find/hear/see etc• Pascoe watched him. go with a feeling he was disgusted to find almost resembled affection.Origin disgust2 (1500-1600) Old French desgouster, from goust “taste”