Definitions for repulsiverɪˈpʌl sɪv
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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"
possessing the ability to repel
"a repulsive force"
so extremely ugly as to be terrifying
"a hideous scar"; "a repulsive mask"
tending to rouse aversion or to repulse
having the capacity to repel
Origin: repulse + -ive
serving, or able, to repulse; repellent; as, a repulsive force
cold; forbidding; offensive; as, repulsive manners
Origin: [Cf. F. rpulsif.]
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