noun re·pug·nance \ri-ˈpəg-nən(t)s\

: a strong feeling of dislike or disgust

Full Definition of REPUGNANCE

a :  the quality or fact of being contradictory or inconsistent
b :  an instance of such contradiction or inconsistency
:  strong dislike, distaste, or antagonism

Examples of REPUGNANCE

  1. They expressed their repugnance at the idea.
  2. They felt nothing but repugnance for the group's violent history.

First Known Use of REPUGNANCE

15th century
REPUGNANCE Defined for Kids


noun re·pug·nance \ri-pəg-nənts\

Definition of REPUGNANCE for Kids

:  causing a strong feeling of dislike or disgust


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