One Word Essay: Disgust
Eww!Yuck! These are just couple of words to describe disgust.But what exactly is disgust? In Webster's Dictionary disgust is defined as a marked aversion aroused by something highly distasteful, foul and
yucky.Disgust can be described as a universal, basic emotion that is typically associated with things that are regarded as unclean, inedible, infectious or otherwise offensive. You may have a sickening feeling of revulsion,
loathing or nausea.Talk about leaving a bad taste in your mouth!
You can tell when people are disgusted by their facial expressions; they raise their cheeks, curl their upper lips, the lip corners are drawn down and back, narrow or partly close their eyes, lower and slightly narrow
their eyebrows, lowering the inner corners of the eyebrows, draw up and wrinkle their noses, jerk their heads backwards, shake their heads side-to-side and make gutteral sounds of "ach" or "ugh". Disgust is experienced
primarily in relation to the sense of taste (perceived or imagined), and also to anything which causes a similar feeling by sense of smell, touch, or vision. The feeling of disgust is like a combination of nausea ,embarrasment
and/or disbelief. Scents provoke strong responses, and not everyone responds in the same way. Some people may love the smell of mothballs; while others may get queasy just thinking about it. London School of
Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has found that some things universally provoke disgust, and they include many smelly things like rotting meat, bodily excretions, and food!
.Just as we physically push away disgusting food or objects in front of us, we emotionally and socially distance ourselves from those we view as disgusting.
Everyone gets disgusted and for many different reasons.For instance public kissing. No one wants to see you exploring what your partner had for breakfast, lunch or dinner! For one it's awkward and can be gross.
Also,similar noises like choking, vomiting and...