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Synonyms for repellant
re·pel·lant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. repellent, repellantnoun

    a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water

    Synonyms:
    repellent

    Antonyms:
    inoffensive, pleasant

  2. repellent, repellantnoun

    a chemical substance that repels animals

    Synonyms:
    repellent

    Antonyms:
    inoffensive, pleasant

  3. repellent, repellantadjective

    the power to repel

    "she knew many repellents to his advances"

    Synonyms:
    repellent

    Antonyms:
    pleasant, inoffensive

  4. rebarbative, repellent, repellantadjective

    serving or tending to repel

    "he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful"; "I find his obsequiousness repellent"

    Synonyms:
    loathly, disgustful, rebarbative, disgusting, resistant, yucky, wicked, revolting, loathsome, foul, distasteful, repelling, repellent, skanky

    Antonyms:
    inoffensive, pleasant

  5. disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yuckyadjective

    highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust

    "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"

    Synonyms:
    filthy, noisome, fetid, nauseous, revolting, nauseating, marked-up, foul, implike, repellent, mischievous, arch, sickening, dirty, unsavoury, distasteful, offensive, cruddy, rebarbative, ill-scented, foetid, vile, severe, sinful, pixilated, disgustful, stinking, resistant, disgusting, afoul(ip), smelly, cheating(a), foul-smelling, loathsome, prankish, wicked, yucky, unsportsmanlike, unholy, skanky, nasty, unsporting, terrible, impish, funky, smutty, repelling, loathly, unsavory, fouled, puckish, queasy

    Antonyms:
    pleasant, inoffensive

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How to use repellant in a sentence?

  1. Tom Bruton:

    They're extremely strong, and they are extremely persistent, and that's what makes them so good for nonstick, waterproof and stain-repellant products.

  2. Lyle Petersen:

    The public can help by using repellant, minimizing mosquitoes on property and getting medical attention without delay.


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