Definitions for revulsionrɪˈvʌl ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•vul•sionrɪˈvʌl ʃən(n.)

  1. a strong feeling of repugnance, distaste, or dislike; disgust; loathing.

  2. a sudden and violent change of feeling or response in sentiment, taste, etc.

  3. the act of drawing something back or away.

Origin of revulsion:

1535–45; < L revulsiō tearing off, der. (with -tiō -tion ) of revellere to tear loose =re-re - +vellere to pluck

Princeton's WordNet

  1. repugnance, repulsion, revulsion, horror(noun)

    intense aversion


  1. revulsion(Noun)

    abhorrence, a sense of loathing, intense aversion, repugnance, repulsion, horror

  2. revulsion(Noun)

    A sudden violent feeling of disgust.

  3. revulsion(Noun)

    The treatment of one diseased area by acting elsewhere; counterirritation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revulsion(noun)

    a strong pulling or drawing back; withdrawal

  2. Revulsion(noun)

    a sudden reaction; a sudden and complete change; -- applied to the feelings

  3. Revulsion(noun)

    the act of turning or diverting any disease from one part of the body to another. It resembles derivation, but is usually applied to a more active form of counter irritation


  1. Revulsion

    "Revulsion" is the 73rd episode of Star Trek: Voyager, the fifth episode of the fourth season.


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