Adjective "Repulsive" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Repulsive


    Definition:

    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.

    Examples:

    "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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