Definitions for repugnantrɪˈpʌg nənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•pug•nantrɪˈpʌg nənt(adj.)

  1. objectionable or offensive; repellent.

  2. not consistent or compatible.

  3. opposed or antagonistic.

Origin of repugnant:

1350–1400; ME repugnaunt < MF < L repugnant-, s. of repugnāns, prp. of repugnāre=re - +pugnāre to fight

re•pug′nant•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abhorrent, detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsive(adj)

    offensive to the mind

    "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"

Wiktionary

  1. repugnant(Adjective)

    Offensive or repulsive; arousing disgust or aversion.

  2. repugnant(Adjective)

    Opposed or in conflict.

  3. Origin: From repugnant, from repugnans, present participle of repugnare, from re- + pugnare; see pugnacious.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Repugnant(adj)

    disposed to fight against; hostile; at war with; being at variance; contrary; inconsistent; refractory; disobedient; also, distasteful in a high degree; offensive; -- usually followed by to, rarely and less properly by with; as, all rudeness was repugnant to her nature

Freebase

  1. Repugnant

    Repugnant are a Swedish death metal band from Stockholm formed in 1998. According to Swedish Death Metal author Daniel Ekeroth, "Their amazingly old school-sounding death metal is something you must hear to believe." The band has been pointed out as one of the first revivalists of the Swedish death metal movement, along with Kaamos.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

revolting(adjective)

causing a feeling of disgust

revolting food.

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