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1. revulsion

noun. ['rɪˈvʌlʃən, riːˈvʌlʃən'] intense aversion.

Synonyms

  • disgust
  • horror
  • repugnance

Antonyms

  • attraction
  • attract
  • liking
  • fearlessness

Etymology

  • révulsion (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Revulsion

  • propulsion
  • expulsion
  • convulsion
  • compulsion
  • emulsion

How do you pronounce revulsion?

Pronounce revulsion as rɪˈvəlʃən.

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Example sentences of the word revulsion


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cats feel emotions such as apprehension, revulsion, annoyance or pleasure.

Quotes containing the word revulsion


1. But it is a blessed provision of nature that at times like these, as soon as a man's mercury has got down to a certain point there comes a revulsion, and he rallies. Hope springs up, and cheerfulness along with it, and then he is in good shape to do something for himself, if anything can be done.
- Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

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