One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Kirsty complained that the food was disgusting’
revolting, repellent, repulsive, sickening, nauseating, nauseous, stomach-churning, stomach-turning, off-putting, unpalatable, unappetizing, uninviting, unsavoury, distasteful, foul, nasty, obnoxious, odious
North American vomitous
informal yucky, icky, gross, sick-making, gut-churning
British informal grotty
US informal squicky
Northern Irish informal bogging
2‘I find your racism absolutely disgusting’
offensive, appalling, outrageous, objectionable, displeasing, shocking, horrifying, scandalous, monstrous, unspeakable, shameless, shameful, vulgar, gross, vile, wicked, odious, heinous, abhorrent, loathsome, obnoxious, detestable, hateful, sickening, contemptible, despicable, deplorable, abominable, execrable
unforgivable, unpardonable, inexcusable, intolerable, insupportable, beyond the pale
informal horrid, ghastly, sick, God-awful
British informal beastly
archaic disgustful, loathly, scurvy
rare egregious, exceptionable
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