V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: offensive, distasteful, and causing strong feelings of aversion or repulsion

Synonyms: offensive, revolting, disgusting, abhorrent, adverse, abominable, antagonistic, averse, horrid

Antonyms: nice, lovely, tasteful

Tips: If something is disgusting and makes you turn away from it, it is repugnant. Something can be morally repugnant or physically repugnant, as with a bad odor. Physical sensations or unpleasing sights can cause repugnance (aversion) as well.

Usage Examples:

The criminal's repugnant actions were punished with life in prison. (abhorrent, horrid)

What is artistically expressive to some can be morally and visually repugnant to others. (averse, offensive, abhorrent)

Since I've been a vegetarian for many years, the thought of eating a steak or hamburger fills me with repugnance. (disgust, horror, aversion) noun

A repugnant smell came from the moldy food container. (disgusting, revolting)

Want to Learn More Words Like repugnant?
Discover How You Can Improve Your
Vocabulary 10 to 100 Times Faster with
the Power Vocabulary Builder

Dear Friend,

The definition and lessons for the word repugnant were made available by the Power Vocabulary Builder.

The Power Vocabulary Builder will help you develop a fuller, richer vocabulary 10 to 100 times faster than any other program available.

Visit the the Power Vocabulary Builder site right now to discover how you can get full access to this breakthrough program today!

What's your vocabulary level?
Power Vocabulary Builder
FREE E-mail Course!

Drop your details in the boxes below to receive a FREE vocabulary course: