Definition of repulsive in English:

repulsive

Line breaks: re|pul¦sive
Pronunciation: /rɪˈpʌlsɪv
 
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adjective

  • 2Relating to repulsion between physical objects.
  • 3 archaic Lacking friendliness or sympathy.

Derivatives

repulsively

adverb
More example sentences
  • The judge told Wilson he behaved repulsively by taking the man's money knowing that he would be unable to pay it back.
  • The weather is getting repulsively hot today.
  • Gabrielle paused and looked at me shrewdly and repulsively.

repulsiveness

noun
More example sentences
  • In proportion as the repulsiveness of the work increases, the wage decreases.
  • Here's our short ten worst list, in order of repulsiveness.
  • Their repulsiveness was part of their glamour.

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