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1. repugnant

adjective. ['rɪˈpʌgnənt, riːˈpʌgnənt'] offensive to the mind.

Synonyms

  • obscene
  • offensive
  • abhorrent
  • repulsive

Antonyms

  • lovable
  • clean
  • decent
  • good

Etymology

  • repugnant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Repugnant

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word repugnant


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fleas find eugenol repugnant, and will avoid any area "contaminated" with its scent.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Silverfish find citrus scents highly repugnant.

3. Adjective
Fish odors are one of the most repugnant of smells.

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