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Synonyms for repugnance
rɪˈpʌg nəns

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. repugnance

    Antipathy, repugnance, and uncongeniality are instinctive; other forms of dislike may be acquired or cherished for cause. Uncongeniality is negative, a want of touch or sympathy. An antipathy to a person or thing is an instinctive recoil from connection or association with that person or thing, and may be physical or mental, or both. Antagonism may result from the necessity of circumstances; opposition may spring from conflicting views or interests; abhorrence and detestation may be the result of religious and moral training; distaste and disgust may be acquired; aversion is a deep and permanent dislike. A natural antipathy may give rise to opposition which may result in hatred and hostility. Compare ACRIMONY; ANGER; ENMITY; HATRED.

    Synonyms:
    abhorrence, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, detestation, disgust, dislike, distaste, hatred, hostility, opposition, repulsion, uncongeniality

    Antonyms:
    affinity, agreement, attraction, congeniality, fellow-feeling, harmony, kindliness, regard, sympathy

    Preposition:
    Antipathy to (less frequently for or against) a person or thing; antipathy between or betwixt two persons or things.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. repugnance, repulsion, revulsion, horrornoun

    intense aversion

    Synonyms:
    repulsive force, inconsistency, horror, revulsion, incompatibility, standoff, repulsion, mutual exclusiveness

  2. incompatibility, mutual exclusiveness, inconsistency, repugnancenoun

    the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time

    Synonyms:
    repulsion, incompatibility, horror, mutual exclusiveness, revulsion, inconsistency

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. repugnancenoun

    Synonyms:
    contrariety, inconsistency, incompatibility, irreconcilableness, unsuitableness

  2. repugnancenoun

    Synonyms:
    unwillingness, aversion, hatred, reluctance, dislike, antipathy, hostility

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. repugnancenoun

    Synonyms:
    aversion, reluctance, unwillingness, hostility, antipathy

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  1. List of paraphrases for "repugnance":

    revulsion, repulsion, disgust, abhorrence

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