Meaning repulsive
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repulsive


early 15c., "able to repel," from Middle French repulsif (14c.) and directly from Medieval Latin repulsivus, from repuls-, past participle stem of repellere (see repel). The sense of "c [..]
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repulsive


lacking friendliness or sympathy
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abhorrent: offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs" [..]
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adj. Grossly offensive.
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repulsive


tending to rouse aversion or to repulse (context, physics) having the capacity to repel
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(adj) offensive to the mind(adj) possessing the ability to repel(adj) so extremely ugly as to be terrifying
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lang=en 1800s=1818 * '''1818''' — . ''''. *: Krempe was a little squat man with a gruff voice and a repulsive countenance; the teacher, therefore, did not prepossess me in favour of his pursuits. [..]
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