Definition of repugnance
1a : the quality or fact of being contradictory or inconsistentb : an instance of such contradiction or inconsistency
2 : strong dislike, distaste, or antagonism
Examples of repugnance in a sentence
They expressed their repugnance at the idea.
They felt nothing but repugnance for the group's violent history.
First Known Use of repugnance
REPUGNANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of repugnance for English Language Learners
: a strong feeling of dislike or disgust
REPUGNANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of repugnance for Students
: causing a strong feeling of dislike or disgust
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