One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the sink was covered in a revolting green scum’
disgusting, sickening, nauseating, stomach-turning, stomach-churning, repulsive, repellent, repugnant, appalling, abominable, hideous, horrible, awful, dreadful, terrible, obnoxious, vile, nasty, foul, loathsome, offensive, objectionable, off-putting, distasteful, disagreeable, uninviting
abhorrent, despicable, reprehensible, contemptible, odious, heinous, obscene, hateful, execrable
North American vomitous
informal sick-making, ghastly, putrid, horrid, God-awful, gross, gut-churning, yucky, icky, cringe-making
British informal beastly
Northern Irish informal bogging
North American informal skanky
archaic disgustful, loathly
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