Recent Examples on the WebThe images that traveled around the world of the diminutive clergyman clutching a Bible and facing off against soldiers with machine guns became among the most potent global symbols of apartheid’s moral repugnancy.
Ryan Lenora Brown, The Christian Science Monitor, 26 Dec. 2021
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Legal Definition of repugnancy
1: the quality or fact of being inconsistent, irreconcilable, or in disagreementspecifically: a contradiction or inconsistency between sections of a legal instrument (as a contract or statute) if two acts which cover the same subject matter are repugnant…, the latter operates to the extent of the repugnancy as a repeal of the former — In re Miller, 107 F. Supp. 1006 (1952)