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synonyms for repulsion

  • abhorrence
  • abomination
  • antipathy
  • aversion
  • denial
  • detestation
  • disgust
  • distaste
  • hate
  • hatred
  • horror
  • loathing
  • malice
  • rebuff
  • refusal
  • repugnance
  • resentment
  • revulsion
  • disrelish
  • repugnancy
  • snub

antonyms for repulsion

MOST RELEVANT
  • fondness
  • liking
  • partiality
  • predilection
  • preference
  • taste
  • attraction
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How to use repulsion in a sentence

On November 17, A24 released Horror Caviar, a cookbook that exploits and embraces our conflicting repulsion and craving for food as horror.
WITH COOKBOOK ‘HORROR CAVIAR,’ A24 BRINGS TERROR TO THE KITCHENMADELEINE DAVIESNOVEMBER 18, 2021EATER
Such descriptions imply a sort of simultaneous repulsion and attraction.
STOP CALLING FOOD ‘EXOTIC’DANIELA GALARZAJULY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That event unlocked an unprecedented global wave of rage and repulsion.
FOR GENERATIONS, AFRICAN AMERICANS HAVE LED GLOBAL ANTIRACIST MOVEMENTSBRENDA PLUMMERFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Amino acid chains collapse—or fold—into a structure based on electrochemical rules of attraction and repulsion between molecules.
KNOW WHEN TO FOLD ’EM: HOW A COMPANY BEST KNOWN FOR PLAYING GAMES USED A.I. TO SOLVE ONE OF BIOLOGY’S GREATEST MYSTERIESJEREMY KAHNNOVEMBER 30, 2020FORTUNE
Then anger stirred in him, and quenched the sorrow with which at first he had marked the signs of her repulsion.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But there are other laws, the power of repulsion, for instance, whose omission would be equally fatal.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
Mr. Peck leaned over the corpse, revealing none of the repulsion that Ward was sure he would exhibit.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
He would have seized her, but a quick, passionate gesture of repulsion kept him back.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
A shiver of repulsion, for him and his killings, ran over her.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
He started at her gesture of repulsion and at the formal word.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
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WORDS RELATED TO REPULSION

  • abhorrence
  • allergy
  • animosity
  • animus
  • antagonism
  • aversion
  • avoidance
  • bad blood
  • contrariety
  • disgust
  • dislike
  • distaste
  • dyspathy
  • enmity
  • escape
  • eschewal
  • evasion
  • hate
  • hatred
  • hostility
  • ill will
  • incompatibility
  • loathing
  • opposition
  • rancor
  • repellency
  • repugnance
  • repulsion
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.