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Synonyms for repugnant
rɪˈpʌg nənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abhorrent, detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsive(adj)

    offensive to the mind

    "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"

    Synonyms:
    detestable, execrable, raunchy, odious, repulsive(a), abhorrent, obscene, lewd, abominable, hideous, repulsive, salacious

    Antonyms:
    inoffensive

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. repugnant

    Two or more things that do not fit well together, or are not adapted to each other, are said to be incongruous; a thing is said to be incongruous that is not adapted to the time, place, or occasion; the term is also applied to a thing made up of ill-assorted parts or inharmonious elements. Discordant is applied to all things that jar in association like musical notes that are not in accord; inharmonious has the same original sense, but is a milder term. Incompatible primarily signifies unable to sympathize or feel alike; inconsistent means unable to stand together. Things are incompatible which can not exist together in harmonious relations, and whose action when associated tends to ultimate extinction of one by the other. Inconsistent applies to things that can not be made to agree in thought with each other, or with some standard of truth or right; slavery and freedom are inconsistent with each other in theory, and incompatible in fact. Incongruous applies to relations, unsuitable to purpose or use; two colors are incongruous which can not be agreeably associated; either may be unsuitable for a person, a room, or an occasion. Incommensurable is a mathematical term, applying to two or more quantities that have no common measure or aliquot part.

    Synonyms:
    absurd, conflicting, contradictory, contrary, discordant, discrepant, ill-matched, inapposite, inappropriate, incommensurable, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inharmonious, irreconcilable, mismatched, mismated, unsuitable

    Antonyms:
    accordant, agreeing, compatible, consistent, harmonious, suitable

    Preposition:
    The illustrations were incongruous with the theme.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. repugnant

    Synonyms:
    hostile, antagonistic, averse, reluctant, unwilling, irreconcilable, incompatible, inimical, adverse, contradictory, loath, heterogeneous

    Antonyms:
    friendly, coincident, harmonious, compatible, willing, consistent, homogeneous, congruous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. repugnant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    inconsistent, irreconcilable, incompatible

  2. repugnant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    opposed, opposite, contrary, hostile, adverse, unfavorable, antagonistic, inimical

  3. repugnant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    offensive, distasteful

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. repugnant(a)

    Synonyms:
    hostile, contrary, refractory, adverse, offensive, antagonistic, opposed

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How to use repugnant in a sentence?

  1. Jerry Nadler:

    The growing anti-Semitism in our political dialogue is repugnant.

  2. Eric Trump:

    The reality is you have people in this country that need help, you also have health care costs in this country which have gone up because ObamaCare is absolutely a disaster. SPIT ATTACK ON ERIC TRUMP REPUGNANT, CHICAGOS DEM MAYOR SAYS IN CALL FOR CIVILITY.

  3. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe:

    My administration is committed to making Virginia an open and welcoming Commonwealth, while also ensuring the safety of all of our citizens. Mr. Falwell’s rash and repugnant comments detract from both of those crucial goals.

  4. Scott Austin:

    Donald Trump flipped flopped on issues. He gives to candidates whose positions are repugnant to most conservatives.

  5. Channing Dungey:

    Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show.


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