Definitions for revulsionrɪˈvʌl ʃən
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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.
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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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