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repugnant Saltos de línea: re¦pug|nant
Pronunciación: /rɪˈpʌɡnənt/

Definición de repugnant en inglés:


1Extremely distasteful; unacceptable: cannibalism seems repugnant to us
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • All the countries of the world will hopefully come together to find a way to fight this sort of terrorism, which is repugnant to all reasonable people.
  • Mainly because some of what those who don't like the paintings find repugnant is repugnant to me too.
  • The whole idea of anyone acting as judge, jury and executioner is totally repugnant to a civilized society.
2 (repugnant to) In conflict or incompatible with: a by-law must not be repugnant to the general law of the country
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • What's repugnant to justice is the attitude that some people should be denied it, no matter what is done to them.
  • The radio host has been suspended for two weeks following what he himself calls ‘repugnant, repulsive and horrible’ remarks.
2.1 archaic Given to stubborn resistance.


Oraciones de ejemplo
  • If you find this sort of thing revolting and repugnantly narcissistic, you are small-minded and stupid.
  • Like the 30-year-old original, it's truly horrific - a portrait that's relentlessly dark, repugnantly graphic, and hopelessly evil.
  • A community sullies itself by keeping alive certain people who have acted in such a repugnantly depraved and murderous fashion as to degrade the human species through their membership in it.


Late Middle English (in the sense 'offering resistance'): from Old French repugnant or Latin repugnant- 'opposing', from the verb repugnare (see repugnance).

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