revolting

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adjective re·volt·ing \ri-ˈvōl-tiŋ also -ˈvȯl-\

Definition of revolting

  1. :  extremely offensive revolting behavior a revolting odor

revoltingly

adverb

Examples of revolting in a Sentence

  1. The bloody scenes in the movie were positively revolting.

  2. the revolting sight of animals being slaughtered for no good reason

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First Known Use of revolting

1806


REVOLTING Defined for English Language Learners

revolting

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adjective

Definition of revolting for English Language Learners

  • : extremely unpleasant or offensive



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