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"
Offensive or repulsive; arousing disgust or aversion.
Opposed or in conflict.
Origin: From repugnant, from repugnans, present participle of repugnare, from re- + pugnare; see pugnacious.
disposed to fight against; hostile; at war with; being at variance; contrary; inconsistent; refractory; disobedient; also, distasteful in a high degree; offensive; -- usually followed by to, rarely and less properly by with; as, all rudeness was repugnant to her nature
Repugnant are a Swedish death metal band from Stockholm formed in 1998. According to Swedish Death Metal author Daniel Ekeroth, "Their amazingly old school-sounding death metal is something you must hear to believe." The band has been pointed out as one of the first revivalists of the Swedish death metal movement, along with Kaamos.
The numerical value of repugnant in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of repugnant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Donald Trump flipped flopped on issues. He gives to candidates whose positions are repugnant to most conservatives.
My administration is committed to making Virginia an open and welcoming Commonwealth, while also ensuring the safety of all of our citizens. Mr. Falwell’s rash and repugnant comments detract from both of those crucial goals.
As repugnant as it is, if someone lies about serving for something like a pickup line in a bar, it’s legal under the first amendment, my law is outside of that realm. The First Amendment does not give you the right to commit fraud.
My administration is committed to making Virginia an open and welcoming Commonwealth, while also ensuring the safety of all of our citizens. Mr. Falwell’s rash and repugnant comments detract from both of those crucial goals, those of us in leadership positions, whether in government or education, must take care to remember the tremendous harm that can result from reckless words.
Tell the families of those 117 CIA officers who are forever memorialized on our wall of honor that their loved ones who gave their lives were akin to Nazis, tell the CIA officers who are serving in harm’s way right now and their families who are worried about them that they are akin to Nazi Germany. I found that to be very repugnant, and I will forever stand up for the integrity and patriotism of my officers who have done much over the years to sacrifice for their fellow citizens.
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