Antonyms for disgust

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : dis-guhst, dih-skuhst
Phonetic Transcription : dɪsˈgʌst, dɪˈskʌst

Definition of disgust

Origin :
  • 1590s, from Middle French desgoust "strong dislike, repugnance," literally "distaste" (16c., Modern French dégoût), from desgouster "have a distaste for," from des- "opposite of" (see dis-) + gouster "taste," from Latin gustare "to taste" (see gusto).
  • noun aversion; repulsion
  • verb cause aversion; repel
Example sentences :
  • To the disgust of the latter, Robert actually had the presumption to walk home with Hester.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • At him, when I could glance at him, with disgust little short of affrightment.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • "Say, take me out of here," she cried in a voice surcharged with disgust.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • She left the easel in disgust and refused to touch it again for a week.
  • Extract from : « Chip, of the Flying U » by B. M. Bower
  • To my disgust I found that Silberer positively refused to make a rush of it.
  • Extract from : « Camps, Quarters and Casual Places » by Archibald Forbes
  • My anger and disgust at his gross earthy egoism had vanished.
  • Extract from : « Green Mansions » by W. H. Hudson
  • "Making a hotel out of your home," Mrs. MacDermott said in disgust.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • Vivian felt every moment his disgust and his melancholy increase.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • Cora beckoned him away, with an emotion of disgust she could not control.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Kirkwood moved toward the stair-head, and drew back with a cry of disgust.
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance

Synonyms for disgust

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