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Synonyms for repulsive
rɪˈpʌl sɪvre·pul·sive

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Wiktionary

  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 Antonyms

  1. repulsive

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. repulsiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    repelling, repellent

  2. repulsiveadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. repulsiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    repellent, offensive, forbidding, revolting

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How to use repulsive in a sentence?

  1. Kim Burch:

    It's sad. It's really sad, if we had known this was going on, we would have never let him join this fraternity. I never in my life thought I was sending a 17-year-old kid off to end up two months later gone. It's repulsive. He would have been better off joining the Marines and going to war.

  2. 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.

  3. George Santayana:

    The irrational in the human has something about it altogether repulsive and terrible, as we see in the maniac, the miser, the drunkard or the ape.

  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. Marc Carroll:

    The City of Blackfoot and its Police Department have a highly valued relationship with the Tribes and we find Sheriff Rowland's comments to be repulsive, his comments do not in any way reflect the City's nor the Blackfoot Police Department's attitudes towards our neighbors at Fort Hall. We truly value these relationships and look forward to the future projects and dealings with the Tribal Council and the Fort Hall Police Department.


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