Definitions for revulsionrɪˈvʌl ʃən

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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

  4. Origin: [F. rvulsion, L. revulsio, fr. revellere, revulsum, to pluck or pull away; pref. re- re- + vellere to pull. Cf. Convulse.]


  1. Revulsion

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Revulsion

    rē-vul′shun, n. disgust: the diverting of a disease from one part to another: forced separation: a sudden change, esp. of feeling: a counter-irritant.—adj. Revul′sive, tending to revulsion.—n. Revul′sor, an apparatus for applying heat and cold in turns for medical purposes. [L. revulsiorevellĕre, revulsumre-, away, vellĕre, to tear.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revulsion in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revulsion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. State John Kerry:

    I share just a huge sense of revulsion over these acts.

  2. Brittany Gibbons:

    I see this entire issue as a women's movement and not just a plus-size women's movement, it was astonishing to me how much revulsion and shame women of all sizes can feel towards their bodies.

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