Examples of repulsive in a Sentence
Magnets have a repulsive effect on each other.
a repulsive display of shameless flattery that made the embarrassed actor wrinkle his nose in disgust
First Known Use of repulsive
REPULSIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of repulsive for English Language Learners
: causing strong dislike or disgust
physics : of or relating to the force that pushes something away from something else
REPULSIVE Defined for Kids
Definition of repulsive for Students
: causing disgust a repulsive sight
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