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repulsive

Saltos de línea: re|pul¦sive
Pronunciación: /rɪˈpʌlsɪv
 
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Definición de repulsive en inglés:

adjetivo

1Arousing intense distaste or disgust: a repulsive smell
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.
Sinónimos
ugly, as ugly as sin, hideous, grotesque, gruesome, unsightly, reptilian;
North American vomitous
informal ghastly, horrible, horrid, God-awful, gross, putrid, sick-making, sick, yucky, icky, fugly
British informal beastly
North American informal skanky
literary noisome
2Relating to repulsion between physical objects.

Derivados

repulsively

1
adverbio
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

2
sustantivo
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.

Words that rhyme with repulsive

compulsive, convulsive, impulsive, propulsive

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