Disgust is a strong feeling of dislike. If you can't stand peas, you might wrinkle your nose in disgust when you are served a bowl of pea soup.

Disgust is both a noun and a verb. As a noun, it's a reaction to something you think is gross or terrible, like showing your disgust at a movie by getting up and leaving. As a verb, disgust means "to offend," like when your class's bad behavior at the assembly disgusts all the teachers, or "to gross out or revolt." If you pick your nose in public, you will disgust everyone around you.

Definitions of disgust
  1. noun
    strong feelings of dislike
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    abhorrence, abomination, detestation, execration, loathing, odium
    hate coupled with disgust
    horror, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion
    intense aversion
    disgust so strong it makes you feel sick
    type of:
    a feeling of aversion or antipathy
  2. verb
    fill with distaste
    “This spoilt food disgusts me”
    synonyms: gross out, repel, revolt
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    nauseate, sicken, turn one's stomach
    upset and make nauseated
    type of:
    excite, stimulate, stir
    stir feelings in
  3. verb
    cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    synonyms: churn up, nauseate, revolt, sicken
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    appal, appall, offend, outrage, scandalise, scandalize, shock
    strike with disgust or revulsion
    type of:
    repel, repulse
    be repellent to; cause aversion in
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