1. causing repugnance or aversion: a repulsive mask.
2. capable of causing repulsion; serving to repulse: to present enough repulsive force to keep the enemy from daring to attack.
3. tending to drive away or keep at a distance; cold; forbidding: arrogant, repulsive airs to frighten the timid.
4. Physics. of the nature of or characterized by physical repulsion.
"thoughts can be repulsive to people."
"swallowings can be repulsive to carers."
"people can be repulsive to people."
"irons can be repulsive to fairies."
"difficulties can be repulsive to carers."
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