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noun as in aversion

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A repugnance that can only be described by the word misogyny.

Moral repugnance arose as a result, which retains little if any connection to the biological origins of disgust.

Moral repugnance is perhaps the most complicated iteration of disgust.

Even though Ambuehl says he was thinking about repugnance, he plainly understands disgust.

Both of them celebrate repugnance, not for the sake of pushing the envelope but to revel in the base.

With sickening repugnance, I seized the Thing by its two broad shoulders and rolled it over.

Concealing her repugnance to his advances, she gently but firmly refused him, telling him her duty was to her aged father.

It is quite remarkable that Jane, apparently, never turned with repugnance from these humble avocations of domestic life.

When the bill returned to the commons, Mr. Stanley declared that he felt a strong repugnance to this amendment.

The cause of my delay was a strong, an unjustifiable repugnance to write on a subject so foreign to our ordinary conversations.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to repugnance, such as: aversion, abhorrence, antipathy, disgust, dislike, and distaste.

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