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.

  2. repugnant(Adjective)

    Opposed or in conflict.

  3. Origin: 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. Scott Austin:

    Donald Trump flipped flopped on issues. He gives to candidates whose positions are repugnant to most conservatives.

  2. Jeff Sessions:

    Fraudsters can rob people of their life's savings in a matter of minutes, these are malicious and morally repugnant crimes.

  3. Channing Dungey:

    Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show.

  4. Channing Dungey:

    Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show.

  5. 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.

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