Definition of repugnant adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

repugnant

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//rɪˈpʌɡnənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈpʌɡnənt//
 
[not usually before noun](formal) Disgust, Attractiveness
 
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making you feel strong dislike or disgust synonym repulsive We found his suggestion absolutely repugnant. repugnant to somebody The idea of eating meat was repugnant to her. See related entries: Disgust, Attractiveness Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘offering resistance’): from Old French repugnant or Latin repugnant- ‘opposing’, from the verb repugnare ‘oppose’, from re- (expressing opposition) + pugnare ‘to fight’.
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