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repellent

adjective
variants: also repellant

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causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment
  • your snobbish behavior towards my friends is so repellent I can't stand to be around you anymore

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The first known use of repellent was in 1575

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“Repellent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/repellent. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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