Definition of revulsion in English:
1A sense of disgust and loathing: news of the attack will be met with sorrow and revulsion
More 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.
2 Medicine , chiefly historical The drawing of disease or blood congestion from one part of the body to another, e.g., by counterirritation.
- From observing the extraordinary cures effected by the aid of revulsion medical men have been borne away too much by an attachment to this mode of treatment.
Words that rhyme with revulsionavulsion, compulsion, convulsion, emulsion, expulsion, impulsion, propulsion, repulsion
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