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revulsion

re·vul·sion

revulsion

 
 
pronunciation:
rih vuhl shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: violent dislike and disgust; abhorrence; loathing.
His stepfather's abuse of his mother filled him with revulsion.
synonyms:
abhorrence, abomination, aversion, disgust, loathing, repugnance
antonyms:
delight
similar words:
antipathy, horror, nausea, odium
definition 2: an abrupt change or reversal of taste or sentiment.
synonyms:
turnabout, turnaround
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derivation: revulsive (adj.)