Definition of repulsive in English:
1Arousing intense distaste or disgust: a repulsive smell
More example sentences
- It is perhaps the most disgusting, grotesque and repulsive thing ever shown on television.
- Cronenberg fashions a remake of the cheesy 1958 original that is by turns funny, poignant, repulsive, and intense.
- They've all done things that are repulsive and disgusting, and each one is probably haunted by that.
revolting, disgusting, abhorrent, repellent, repugnant, offensive, objectionable, vile, foul, nasty, loathsome, sickening, nauseating, stomach-churning, stomach-turning, hateful, detestable, execrable, abominable, monstrous, appalling, reprehensible, deplorable, insufferable, intolerable, despicable, contemptible, beyond the pale, unspeakable, noxious, horrendous, heinous, atrocious, awful, terrible, dreadful, frightful, obnoxious, unsavoury, unpleasant, disagreeable, distasteful, dislikeable, off-putting, uninviting, displeasing;
North American vomitous
British informal beastly
North American informal skanky
Words that rhyme with repulsivecompulsive, convulsive, impulsive, propulsive
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