Definition of yuck factor in English:

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yuck factor


A feeling of horror, revulsion, or disgust generated by an aspect of an idea, action, situation, etc. water recycling is problematic even aside from the yuck factor of drinking purified sewage
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  • There's a big yuck factor in the kiss.
  • Underlying much of the concern about a calf that is not even herself a clone is the "yuck factor".
  • Somewhere in between lies what one can call the yuck factor.

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