Definition for DIS-GUST'

DIS-GUST', n. [Fr. degoût; de, dis, and goût, taste, L. gustus.]

  1. Disrelish; distaste; aversion to the taste of food or drink; an unpleasant sensation excited in the organs of taste by something disagreeable, and when extreme, producing lothing or nausea.
  2. Dislike; aversion; an unpleasant sensation in the mind excited by something offensive in the manners, conduct, language or opinions of others. Thus, obscenity in language and clownishness in behavior excite disgust.

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