Example sentences for: disgusted

How can you use “disgusted” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Detractors are predictably disgusted: "[T]he novelty of a bloody horror film built around a malevolent doll carrying the soul of a serial killer has worn thin" (Lawrence van Gelder, the New York Times ). But fans say the addition of Jennifer Tilly as Chucky's human girlfriend (who is later transformed into his doll-girlfriend) ratchets up the star power and the fun.

  • On January 12th, 1989, Carole Leonard, who compiles a chatty column for The Times of items picked up on the Rialto in The City, reported that a “reader in Surrey” (not, for a change, “Disgusted,” Tunbridge Wells) received a tax form with the instruction “Send the cheque and payslip unfolded to the Collector in the envelope provided.”

  • The two objections I see with this would-be super-short supersentence are, first, the highly elliptical and not terribly idiomatic omission of any overt identification of the clausal status of the word painful , and second, the analysis of the thoroughly idiomatic three-word phrase, you're disgusted by as an adjective clause containing a participial phrase and a rather elliptical prepositional phrase.

  • Now I am disgusted.

  • In his new book rehashing the Lewinsky scandal, Jeffrey Toobin is disgusted by the "fixation on the personal" that leads journalists and others to investigate "the private lives of public people."


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