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Defining "gut"

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gut
ɡʌt/
noun
noun: gut; plural noun: guts; modifier noun: gut
  1. 1.
    the stomach or belly.
    "the terrible pain in his gut"
    synonyms: stomachbellyabdomen; More
    • MEDICINEBIOLOGY
      the lower alimentary canal or a part of this; the intestine.
      "microbes which naturally live in the human gut"
    • entrails that have been removed or exposed in violence or by a butcher.
      synonyms: intestines, entrails; More
    • informal
      a fat stomach.
    • the inner parts or essence of something.
      "the guts of a modern computer"
    • used to form names attributing negative characteristics to people.
      "what's the matter with you, misery guts?"
  2. 2.
    informal
    used in reference to a feeling or reaction based on an instinctive emotional response rather than considered thought.
    "I had a gut feeling that something was wrong"
    synonyms: instinctiveinstinctualintuitiveimpulsivenaturalbasicemotionalheartfeltdeep-seated; More
  3. 3.
    informal
    personal courage and determination; toughness of character.
    "he didn't have the guts to tell the truth"
    synonyms: couragecourageousness, braveryvalourbackbonenervefortitudepluckpluckiness, mettlemettlesomeness, spiritboldnessaudacitydaringfearlessnesshardinesstoughnessforcefulness, determinationresolveresolution; More
  4. 4.
    fibre made from the intestines of animals, used especially for violin or racket strings or for surgical use.
  5. 5.
    a narrow passage or strait.
verb
verb: gut; 3rd person present: guts; past tense: gutted; past participle: gutted; gerund or present participle: gutting; adjective: gutting
  1. 1.
    remove the intestines and other internal organs from (a fish or other animal) before cooking it.
    synonyms: disembowelevisceratedrawdresscleanremove the innards from, remove the guts from; More
    • remove or destroy completely the internal parts of (a building or other structure).
      "the fire gutted most of the factory"
      synonyms: devastatedestroydemolishwipe out, lay waste to, ravageconsumeruinleave in ruins, wreckrazelevelflatten; 
      literarydespoil
      "the entire church was gutted by fire"
  2. 2.
    BRITISH informal
    cause (someone) to feel extremely upset or disappointed.
    "it guts me to think about what my mother and brother missed out on"
Origin
Old English guttas (plural), probably related to gēotan ‘pour’.
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