Thesaurus / repulsiveness

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The sincerity of an author sometimes borrows an advantageous illustration from the repulsiveness of his theme.

All chroniclers unite as to the hideousness and repulsiveness of the practice.

AlaskaElla Higginson

That schoolroom had, I am sure, none of the dulness and repulsiveness of other schoolrooms to us.

Captain MugfordW.H.G. Kingston

A large red scar across the low forehead heightened the repulsiveness of his countenance.

Under the Witches' MoonNathan Gallizier

Under Claudius and under Domitian, there is a deformity of baseness corresponding to the repulsiveness of the tyrant.

Les MisrablesVictor Hugo

I do not myself think that materialism has attained quite that degree of repulsiveness, but it is too near it.

A New AtmosphereGail Hamilton

Now, Tennyson seems to have done everything in his power to minimise the repulsiveness of the character.

The English StageAugustin Filon

He was a terrible brute, a big grizzly bear, ugly to repulsiveness.

A Rough ShakingGeorge MacDonald

It is not over clean, and has an air of sharpness and repulsiveness that at once attracts attention.

Not only did she omit to think of his features and figure; I verily believe that she loved him the more for his repulsiveness.

Vikram and the VampireRichard F. Burton
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