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repugnant

re·pug·nant

repugnant

 
 
pronunciation:
rih puhg nnt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: extremely distasteful to one's senses or principles; disgusting.
The idea of slavery was repugnant to abolitionists.
synonyms:
abhorrent, abominable, disgusting, loathsome, noisome, repellent, repulsive, revolting
antonyms:
alluring, appealing, attractive, congenial
similar words:
distasteful, hateful, heinous, hideous, nasty, objectionable, obscene, odious, off-putting, offensive, rancid, sickening, ugly, undesirable, vile
definition 2: in direct opposition; contrary.
synonyms:
antithetic, contrary, opposed
similar words:
adverse, conflicting, contradictory, converse, discordant, hostile, irreconcilable, polar, thwart
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derivation: repugnantly (adv.)
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