01. He looked at his father lying drunk on the floor, and felt a mixture of pain and [disgust].
02. She was [disgusted] by the boys' rude language.
03. The old man thoroughly [disgusted] those around him with his vulgar behavior at the bar.
04. The other women in the office were totally [disgusted] by their boss' poor treatment of the new secretary.
05. I think that it is [disgusting] that large corporations in this country are able to find ways to avoid paying their fair share of taxes.
06. The old woman wrote in her letter to the editor that she was [disgusted] by the lack of good manners shown by young people today.
07. The government Minister expressed his [disgust] at the racist remarks made by the Opposition member.
08. His mother threw down the magazine in [disgust], and told him never to bring such things in the house again.
09. He made a [disgusting] dish of burnt rice mixed with meatballs that were half raw.
10. Ralph is a [disgustingly] good golfer so I don't even bother playing with him anymore.
11. The apartment was a [disgusting] mess, with food rotting on the unwashed dishes, and cat waste on the filthy floors.
12. Pablo is [disgustingly] wealthy, so he can do anything he wants, and buy anything he wants, with the result that he appreciates nothing.
13. It is [disgusting] to me that so many people need to go to food banks in order to feed their children in a country as wealthy as ours.
14. His wife complained that the video he had chosen was totally [disgusting], with sex scenes every five minutes.
15. Queen Victoria was once quoted as saying, "I don't dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather [disgusting]."
16. Cicero once suggested that the greatest pleasures are only narrowly separated from [disgust].

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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