What does revulsion mean?

Definitions for revulsion
rɪˈvʌl ʃənre·vul·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. repugnance, repulsion, revulsion, horror(noun)

    intense aversion

Wiktionary

  1. revulsion(Noun)

    abhorrence, a sense of loathing, intense aversion, repugnance, repulsion, horror

  2. revulsion(Noun)

    A sudden violent feeling of disgust.

  3. revulsion(Noun)

    The treatment of one diseased area by acting elsewhere; counterirritation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revulsion(noun)

    a strong pulling or drawing back; withdrawal

    Etymology: [F. rvulsion, L. revulsio, fr. revellere, revulsum, to pluck or pull away; pref. re- re- + vellere to pull. Cf. Convulse.]

  2. Revulsion(noun)

    a sudden reaction; a sudden and complete change; -- applied to the feelings

    Etymology: [F. rvulsion, L. revulsio, fr. revellere, revulsum, to pluck or pull away; pref. re- re- + vellere to pull. Cf. Convulse.]

  3. Revulsion(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [F. rvulsion, L. revulsio, fr. revellere, revulsum, to pluck or pull away; pref. re- re- + vellere to pull. Cf. Convulse.]

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  1. Revulsion

    "Revulsion" is the 73rd episode of Star Trek: Voyager, the fifth episode of the fourth season.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Revulsion

    rē-vul′shun, n. disgust: the diverting of a disease from one part to another: forced separation: a sudden change, esp. of feeling: a counter-irritant.—adj. Revul′sive, tending to revulsion.—n. Revul′sor, an apparatus for applying heat and cold in turns for medical purposes. [L. revulsiorevellĕre, revulsumre-, away, vellĕre, to tear.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revulsion in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revulsion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of revulsion in a Sentence

  1. Brittany Gibbons:

    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.

  2. Nicolas Maduro:

    Violating international law, they launched missiles to inflict panic and terrorism on Syrians and destroy scientific centers, there has been powerful global revulsion around the planet.

  3. State John Kerry:

    I share just a huge sense of revulsion over these acts.

  4. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin:

    We can and must write in a language which sows among the masses hate, revulsion, and scorn toward those who disagree with us.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Despite either people, who love one's persona or abominates as an enemy; however, among those, the majority of people stay neutral as neither carries love nor triggers revulsion and enmity.

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