When someone is revolted, they are very upset and angry over something. They might be revolted by the smell of a rotting animal, by the sight of blood, or by the sound of screaming.

  • The revolting smell was making her sick.

  • The revolting sight of blood made her sick to her stomach.

  • The revolting sound of screaming made her sick to her stomach.

Definition of revolted


To rebel, particularly against authority.


To repel greatly.


To cause to turn back; to roll or drive back; to put to flight.


To be disgusted, shocked, or grossly offended; hence, to feel nausea; used with at.


To turn away; to abandon or reject something; specifically, to turn away, or shrink, with abhorrence.

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Example Sentences for revolted

  • 1

    The revolt was ruthlessly suppressed.

  • 2

    It is an anachronism for the time of the Jewish Revolt.

  • 3

    The Malian Army suppressed the revolt.

  • 4

    The remnants dispersed, and the the revolt was over.

  • 5

    The revolts first erupted in the cities.

  • 6

    Afder was the starting point of the Bale revolt.

  • 7

    The Americans moved quickly to quash the revolt.

  • 8

    He was the prefect at the time of the Jewish Revolt.

  • 9

    For the remainder of 1929, the party prepared for the revolt.

  • 10

    The decisive victory broke the back of the revolt.