disgusting
adjective Date: 1754 causing disgustdisgustingly adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Disgusting — Dis*gust ing, a. That causes disgust; sickening; offensive; revolting. {Dis*gust ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disgusting — index antipathetic (distasteful), bad (offensive), contemptible, gross (flagrant), heinous …   Law dictionary

  • disgusting — [adj] sickening; repulsive abominable, awful, beastly, cloying, creepy, detestable, distasteful, foul, frightful, ghastly, grody*, gross*, gruesome, hateful, hideous, horrid, horrific, icky*, loathsome, lousy, macabre, monstrous, nasty,… …   New thesaurus

  • disgusting — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ arousing revulsion or strong indignation. DERIVATIVES disgustingly adverb disgustingness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • disgusting — adj. 1) disgusting to + inf. (it was disgusting to watch) 2) disgusting that + clause (it s disgusting that the crime rate is so high) * * * [dɪs gʌstɪŋ] disgusting to + inf. (it was disgusting to watch) disgusting that + clause (it s disgusting… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • disgusting — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, smell, sound, taste ▪ That soup tastes disgusting! ▪ find sth ▪ I find his c …   Collocations dictionary

  • disgusting — [[t]dɪsgʌ̱stɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you say that something is disgusting, you are criticizing it because it is extremely unpleasant. It tasted disgusting... Smoking is a disgusting habit. Syn: revolting 2) ADJ GRADED: oft it v link ADJ that If… …   English dictionary

  • disgusting — dis|gust|ing S2 [dısˈgʌstıŋ, dız ] adj 1.) extremely unpleasant and making you feel sick = ↑revolting ▪ Rubbish was piled everywhere it was disgusting. ▪ Smoking is a really disgusting habit. 2.) shocking and unacceptable ▪ Sixty pounds for a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • disgusting — dis|gust|ing [ dıs gʌstıŋ ] adjective * 1. ) extremely unpleasant: boxes of fish that smelled absolutely disgusting 2. ) very bad or shocking: It was a disgusting waste of public money. The behavior of the crowd was quite disgusting. ╾… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • disgusting */ — UK [dɪsˈɡʌstɪŋ] / US adjective 1) extremely unpleasant boxes of fish that smelt absolutely disgusting 2) very bad or shocking It was a disgusting waste of public money. The behaviour of the crowd was quite disgusting. Derived word: disgustingly… …   English dictionary

  • disgusting — adjective 1) the food was disgusting Syn: revolting, repellent, repulsive, sickening, nauseating, stomach churning, stomach turning, off putting, unpalatable, distasteful, foul, nasty, vomitous; informal yucky, icky, gross …   Thesaurus of popular words

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