Definition of revolting
- revolting behavior
- a revolting odor
The bloody scenes in the movie were positively revolting.
the revolting sight of animals being slaughtered for no good reason
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abhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, disgusting, distasteful, dreadful, evil, foul, fulsome, gross, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, loathsome, nasty, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, noxious, obnoxious, obscene, odious, offensive, rancid, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, scandalous, shocking, sickening, ugly;
acceptable, agreeable, alluring, appealing, attractive, blessed (also blest), desirable, enjoyable, felicitous, gratifying, heavenly, inviting, likable (or likeable), luscious, nice, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, welcome;
: extremely unpleasant or offensive
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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