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revulsion
American English: /rəˈvəlʃ(ə)n/
British English: /rɪˈvʌlʃ(ə)n/

Translation of revulsion in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Now defendants in criminal cases often are charged with offences which would fill ordinary people with horror, disgust and revulsion.
    • If labelling is to be effective, it is important that embarrassment, revulsion and even disgust be generated in the public mind.
    • Gripped by a sense of revulsion at the ongoing murder campaign, several thousand heeded his call and took to the street outside City Hall.

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