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Synonyms for repulsive
rɪˈpʌl sɪvre·pul·sive

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Wiktionary3.0 / 2 votes

  1. repulsiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    vile, repellent, disgusting

    Antonyms:
    attractive

  2. repulsiveadjective

    tending to rouse aversion or to repulse

    Synonyms:
    vile, disgusting, repellent

    Antonyms:
    attractive

  3. repulsiveadjective

    having the capacity to repel

    Synonyms:
    repellent, vile, disgusting

    Antonyms:
    attractive

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. repulsive

    Synonyms:
    forbidding, deterrent, ungenial, odious, ugly, unattractive, disagreeable, revolting

    Antonyms:
    charming, agreeable, attract, ive, winning, captivating, fascinating, alluring, seductive, pleasant

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 2 votes

  1. abhorrent, detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsiveadjective

    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, repugnant, repulsive(a), abhorrent, obscene, lewd, abominable, hideous, salacious

    Antonyms:
    inoffensive, beautiful

  2. repulsive(a)adjective

    possessing the ability to repel

    "a repulsive force"

    Antonyms:
    inoffensive, beautiful

  3. hideous, repulsiveadjective

    so extremely ugly as to be terrifying

    "a hideous scar"; "a repulsive mask"

    Synonyms:
    detestable, repugnant, repulsive(a), outrageous, horrific, obscene, horrid, abhorrent, hideous

    Antonyms:
    beautiful, inoffensive

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Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. repulsiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    repelling, repellent

  2. repulsiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    odious, hateful, unpleasant, disagreeable, disgusting, offensive, forbidding, loathsome, nauseating, nauseous, sickening, revolting

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. repulsiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    repellent, offensive, forbidding, revolting

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How to use repulsive in a sentence?

  1. Max Wise:

    I don't agree with these comments I find them repulsive.

  2. Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi:

    Instead of hypocritical displays of compassion and repulsive bragging, you should end your economic and medical terrorism so that medicine and medical supplies can reach medical staff and the Iranian people, we do not need American doctors.

  3. Gael García Bernal:

    This is what happens when somebody validates that conversation, that discourse, that's how genocide begins, that's how civil wars start, by validating that ignorant, repulsive, bigoted discourse.

  4. Fergus Cullen:

    He's not competing for Trump's 30%, he's competing for the 40% of the party that finds Trump repulsive and wants someone to punch him in the nose.

  5. Amy Vanderbilt:

    Do not speak of repulsive matters at table.


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