repugnance, repulsion, revulsion, horror(noun)
abhorrence, a sense of loathing, intense aversion, repugnance, repulsion, horror
A sudden violent feeling of disgust.
The treatment of one diseased area by acting elsewhere; counterirritation.
a strong pulling or drawing back; withdrawal
a sudden reaction; a sudden and complete change; -- applied to the feelings
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
Origin: [F. rvulsion, L. revulsio, fr. revellere, revulsum, to pluck or pull away; pref. re- re- + vellere to pull. Cf. Convulse.]
"Revulsion" is the 73rd episode of Star Trek: Voyager, the fifth episode of the fourth season.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. revulsio—revellĕre, revulsum—re-, away, vellĕre, to tear.]
The numerical value of revulsion in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of revulsion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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