What does repugnant mean?

Definitions for repugnant
rɪˈpʌg nəntre·pug·nant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. repugnant(Adjective)

    Offensive or repulsive; arousing disgust or aversion.

    Etymology: From repugnant, from repugnans, present participle of repugnare, from re- + pugnare; see pugnacious.

  2. repugnant(Adjective)

    Opposed or in conflict.

    Etymology: From repugnant, from repugnans, present participle of repugnare, from re- + pugnare; see pugnacious.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Repugnant(adj)

    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

Freebase

  1. Repugnant

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of repugnant in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of repugnant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of repugnant in a Sentence

  1. Wendy Murphy:

    Herring said in a statement. The fact that Republican attorneys general are suing to block the ERA, and that they now have the support of the Trump Administration, is absolutely repugnant. FLASHBACK: WHY THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT IS A FEMINIST DISASTER On Tuesday, supporters of the ERAfiled a federal lawsuitin Massachusetts aimed at clearing a legal path for adoption of the amendment. The lawsuit argues that because the deadline was set forth in legislation authorizing states to ratify the amendment and not in the three-sentence amendment itself its not constitutionally binding and Virginias vote would put the amendment over the top. We are not surprised that the Trump administration acted swiftly to declare its opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment.

  2. Eric Trump:

    The reality is you have people in this country that need help, you also have health care costs in this country which have gone up because ObamaCare is absolutely a disaster. SPIT ATTACK ON ERIC TRUMP REPUGNANT, CHICAGOS DEM MAYOR SAYS IN CALL FOR CIVILITY.

  3. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe:

    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.

  4. John Brennan:

    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.

  5. Kate Bedingfield:

    The story the vice president was telling was about how awful the segregationist views of Jim Eastland and Herman Talmadge were, the entire point of the story was that they held views that were repugnant to him and that was reflected in the way they talked.

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