• WordNet 3.6
    • adj disgusted having a strong distaste from surfeit "grew more and more disgusted","fed up with their complaints","sick of it all","sick to death of flattery","gossip that makes one sick","tired of the noise and smoke"
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  • Jane Fonda
    Jane Fonda
    “A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring. That disgusts me.”
  • Baroness Orczy
    Baroness Orczy
    “An apology? Bah! Disgusting! Cowardly! Beneath the dignity of any gentleman, however wrong he might be.”
  • Ovid
    “The time will come when it will disgust you to look in the mirror.”
  • Queen Victoria
    “I don't dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting.”
  • St. Ignatius Loyola
    St. Ignatius Loyola
    “Let me look at the foulness and ugliness of my body. Let me see myself as an ulcerous sore running with every horrible and disgusting poison.”
  • Vivienne Westwood
    Vivienne Westwood
    “Every time I hear that word, I cringe. Fun! I think it's disgusting; it's just running around. It's not my idea of pleasure.”


In literature:

Belamy is greatly disgusted and after having had his dinner and a sleep in Thibaut's own bed, decides to march on.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
Langham felt a sudden inward movement of disgust and repulsion.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Moreover, these Associations expired in the years 1783-4, owing to the disgust at Fox's Coalition with Lord North.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
I have had such a search for shoes this week that I am disgusted with shopping.
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
We quit in disgust and sat around looking at Ole.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
Three times a day he would leave his fair retreat, and, with the mien of disgust, make the rounds of the clerks' quarters.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
She started up with an exclamation of impatience and disgust; and she shivered from head to foot.
"Black Oxen" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
It was disgusting to me that no sooner was my engagement to Dick broken than the rushing recommenced.
"At Plattsburg" by Allen French
Twisleton's so disgusted at getting a fourth.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
Their laughter, their mutual greetings threw him into a profound self-pity and disgust.
"A Spoil of Office" by Hamlin Garland

In poetry:

"When great O'Connle died,
That man whom all did trust,
That man whom Henglish pride
Beheld with such disgust,
Then Erin free fixed eyes on me,
And swoar I should be fust.
"The Three Christmas Waits" by William Makepeace Thackeray
"I think," observed the Husbandman,
"We're getting on too quick.
Are we not putting down the D's
A little bit too thick?"
The Vulture said with much disgust
"Their answers make me sick."
"The Vulture and the Husbandman" by Arthur Clement Hilton
In man or woman, but far most in man,
And most of all in man that ministers
And serves the altar, in my soul I loathe
All affectation. 'Tis my perfect scorn;
Object of my implacable disgust.
"The Task: Book II. -- The Time-Piece" by William Cowper
Then at night numbers of the people dance and sing,
Making the walls of their houses to ring
With their songs and dancing on Sabbath night,
Which I witnessed with disgust, and fled from the sight.
"Jottings of New York" by William Topaz McGonagall
Three months passed by; three moons of fire;
When in me sickened all desire:
And in its place a devil,--who
Filled all my soul with deep disgust,
And on the victim of my lust
Turned eyes of loathing,--swiftly grew.
"A Confession" by Madison Julius Cawein
Why did I have to return to my former home,
Wake up, dress, sit in meditation.
Cover my ears to shut out the disgusting racket.
My heart knows I can never see my dream come true.
At least I can remember
That world and sigh.
"A Morning Dream" by Li Ching Chao

In news:

ALBANY—A new poll by Quinnipiac unsurprisingly finds a large plurality of New Yorkers disgusted with the state of their government, but now over half seem ready to vote out their own legislator.
Linda Stephens, president of the Rochester chapter of the National Association of Women, says she's disgusted by a set of ads that attack Democrat state Senate candidate Ted O'Brien.
In the series, Rowe tackled grimy, disgusting jobs.
But who can resist one last outburst of disappointment and disgust at the past 11 months and 30 days.
KEZJ's Icky, Messy, Yucky , Disgusting Fridge.
Don't get me wrong, popping zits is very satisfying, but this is a disgusting new low for zit popping.
Chuck Neudorfer quit the Bedford County board in disgust during Tuesday's meeting.
The code of conduct complaint accuses Chun of slamming an athlete against a wall and repeatedly hitting him, throwing bottles and chairs at skaters, and repeatedly telling female skaters they were "fat" and "disgusting.
Albright raps 'disgusting Serbs' in Prague book signing.
If I told you there was a place where 16-year-old girls are forced to perform sex acts on men old enough to be their grandfather, you'd be disgusted.
I found this article interesting and perhaps disgusting.
Kardashian, 25, posted several tweets saying he was "disgusted" with the 22-year-old British singer, whose Roc Nation hits include "How We Do (Party)" and "R. I.P".
World's Largest Cheeseburger Is Actually Pretty Disgusting.
Angry that somebody would take the time to make a cheeseburger so gigantic that it's actually kind of disgusting, and not even invite us over to have some of it.
Lawrence County official ' disgusted ' by redistricting votes.

In science:

Since these conditions may seem quite disgusting, we would like to give some hope to the reader by pointing to the equation (15), which gives a simple example of a covariance function fulfilling all assumptions.
Gaussian Random Matrix Models for q-deformed Gaussian Random Variables
Fig. 5: Posed and exaggerated displays of Surprise, Disgust and Anger.
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art
Are all the six expressions mutually distinguishable or is there an element of confusion between them? Sebe et al. have written about the 1978 study done by Ekman and Friesen which shows that anger is usually confused with disgust and fear is usually confused with surprise (page 196 from ).
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art
Their studies show that occlusion of the mouth leads to inaccuracies in the recognition of anger, fear, happiness and sadness whereas the occlusion of the eyes (and brows) leads to a dip in the recognition accuracy of disgust and surprise .
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art
As seen in the previous sections, anger is often confused with disgust.
Face Expression Recognition and Analysis: The State of the Art