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disgusted at (someone or something)

Very unhappy or disappointed with someone or something. I am totally disgusted at you for stealing money out of my purse. Why would you do something so sneaky?
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disgusted with (someone or something)

Very unhappy or disappointed with someone or something. I am totally disgusted with you for stealing money out of my purse. Why would you do something so sneaky?
See also: disgusted

*disgusted at

someone or something; severely disappointed at someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; grow ~.) We were disgusted at her incessant lying. Sam was disgusted at her.
See also: disgusted

*disgusted with

(someone or something); severely disappointed over someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; get ~; grow ~.) I am totally disgusted with Ellen. We are all disgusted with the fall in the company's profits.
See also: disgusted
References in classic literature ?
The mode here adopted to disgust the slave with freedom, by allowing him to see only the abuse of it, is carried out in other things.
All the time I was washing out the block house, and then washing up the things from dinner, this disgust and envy kept growing stronger and stronger, till at last, being near a bread-bag, and no one then observing me, I took the first step towards my escapade and filled both pockets of my coat with biscuit.
John's disgust redoubled at the thought, but hunger was beginning to grow stronger than repulsion, and as a step to breakfast, if nothing else, he must find and arouse this sleeper.
They looked with disgust at the whiskers and well-furnished chins of the white men, and in derision called them Long-beards.
There were much of the beautiful, much of the wanton, much of the bizarre, something of the terrible, and not a little of that which might have excited disgust.
The great spider was lying asleep when the Lion found him, and it looked so ugly that its foe turned up his nose in disgust.
Now, had the same young lady been engaged with a volume of the Spectator, instead of such a work, how proudly would she have produced the book, and told its name; though the chances must be against her being occupied by any part of that voluminous publication, of which either the matter or manner would not disgust a young person of taste: the substance of its papers so often consisting in the statement of improbable circumstances, unnatural characters, and topics of conversation which no longer concern anyone living; and their language, too, frequently so coarse as to give no very favourable idea of the age that could endure it.
This man was very fond of Diocles, a victor in the Olympic games, and when he left his country from a disgust at an improper passion which his mother Alithoe had entertained for him, and settled at Thebes, Philolaus followed him, where they both died, and where they still show their tombs placed in view of each other, but so disposed, that one of them looks towards Corinth, the other does not; the reason they give for this is, that Diodes, from his detestation of his mother's passion, would have his tomb so placed that no one could see Corinth from it; but Philolaus chose that it might be seen from his: and this was the cause of their living at Thebes.
Could the great captains of the world float thus above the scenes of their exploits, they would at last, perhaps, conceive a disgust for blood and conquest.
I wish to God we could hinder Dorothea from knowing this," said Sir James Chettam, with a little frown on his brow, and an expression of intense disgust about his mouth.
That highly-gratified lady sent word back that she had one just like it to spare, so the tobacco king got his quilt after all, and insisted on having it spread on his bed, to the disgust of his fashionable wife.
Disgust had been displaced by wrath, and her mood was clearly vengeful.
The women screamed in disgust and drew back their skirts.
He turned from the bed, and illustrated his disgust by spitting on the fragments of the exploded shell.
he exclaimed, laughingly, clasping my hand between both his; but I snatched it away, in indignation - almost in disgust, for he was obviously affected with wine.