dis·​gust·​ed di-ˈskə-stəd How to pronounce disgusted (audio)
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: feeling or showing disgust : disturbed physically or mentally by something distasteful
He's disgusted by all the attention people give to celebrities.
He had a disgusted expression on his face.
She was disgusted with the decision.
And there it was, all over, and they were engaged as quick as that … There was nothing romantic about it and I was never so disgusted in my life.Lucy Maud Montgomery
disgustedly adverb
She shook her head disgustedly.
"They think the stupidest things are funny," Lisa says disgustedly. Erik Wessler

Examples of disgusted in a Sentence

the disgusted diners left, vowing to report the restaurant to the board of health
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Word History


from past participle of disgust entry 2

First Known Use

1602, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disgusted was in 1602

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“Disgusted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disgusted. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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