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"
possessing the ability to repel
"a repulsive force"
so extremely ugly as to be terrifying
"a hideous scar"; "a repulsive mask"
tending to rouse aversion or to repulse
having the capacity to repel
Origin: repulse + -ive
serving, or able, to repulse; repellent; as, a repulsive force
cold; forbidding; offensive; as, repulsive manners
Origin: [Cf. F. rpulsif.]
The numerical value of repulsive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of repulsive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Do not speak of repulsive matters at table.
In our Impulsive nature to write and repulsive nature to read is what led to a decline in literary genius in our times!
As a legislator, a lawyer and a mother of two girls, I think the fact that rape insurance is even being discussed by this body is repulsive.
He's not competing for Trump's 30%, he's competing for the 40% of the party that finds Trump repulsive and wants someone to punch him in the nose.
The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we see in the maniac, the miser, the drunkard or the ape.
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