Dictionary

repugn

verb re·pugn \ri-ˈpyün\

Definition of REPUGN

intransitive verb
archaic
:  to offer opposition, objection, or resistance
transitive verb
:  to contend against :  oppose

Origin of REPUGN

Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French repugner, from Latin repugnare
First Known Use: 14th century

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: repugnancePrevious Word in the Dictionary: repudiationAll Words Near: repugn
March 31, 2015
refluent Hear it
Flowing back
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears