Pronunciation of Repugnant
/ɹɪpˈʌɡnənt/, /ɹɪpˈʌɡnənt/, /ɹ_ɪ_p_ˈʌ_ɡ_n_ə_n_t/
Synonyms for repugnant:
Other synonyms and related words:
execrable, horrendous, discrepant, incompatible, horrid, nasty, irreconcilable, Despisable, contemptible, rancid, disagreeing, alien, discordant, inconsistent, abominable, obscene, despicable, awful, clashing, lewd, objectionable, incongruent, fulsome, obnoxious, detestable, inharmonious, nauseous, gross, sickening, distasteful, low, disgusting, incongruous, appalling, shabby, nauseating, lousy, mismatched, horrible, infamous, conflicting, invidious, salacious, unsuitable, Inconsonant, antipathetic, rotten, shocking, negative, wretched, filthy, vile, noisome, dreadful, noxious, hateful.
bad, obnoxious; hostile (adjective)
conflicting, noisome, distasteful, abominable, nauseating, disgusting, alien, horrid, inconsistent, offensive, nasty, Inconsonant, invidious, vile, foul, objectionable, hateful, sickening, loathsome, disagreeable, repellent, odious, incompatible, abhorrent, antipathetic, revolting.
destructive, repellent, baneful, evil, abominable, repulsive, disgraceful, foul, calamitous, reprehensible, revolting, loathsome, bad, atrocious, offensive, nefarious, monstrous, hideous, detrimental, sinful, wicked, sinister, damnable, heinous, terrible.
displeasing, disfigured, ugly, undesirable, unsightly, repellent, unattractive, plain, inelegant, unpleasant, repulsive, abhorrent, unlovely, unaesthetic, homely, disagreeable, Ill-looking, grotesque, unpleasing, shapeless, odious, unappealing, hideous.
Sense 3 (noun)
Usage examples for repugnant:
- He was fearful that such a bill as this would sanction a traffic, which should never be viewed but in a hostile light, or as repugnant to the feelings of our nature, and to the voice of our religion. - "The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I", Thomas Clarkson.
- That they will ultimately settle down to this state there cannot, I think, be a doubt, and however repugnant it may be to them at the present moment to rent lands, on the occupation of which any conditions of purchase is imposed, I feel assured that many of the squatters will hereafter have cause to thank the Secretary of State for having anticipated their future wants, and enabled them to secure permanent and valuable interests on such easy terms. - "Expedition into Central Australia", Charles Sturt.
- It would be contrary to the ethics of her calling and deeply repugnant to her artistic temperament to play a tune that would sound well on a phonograph record. - "Cobb's Bill-of-Fare", Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb.