My dad and Carlos had another thing in common: their repulsion at sentimentality.
repulsion by Polanski is one of my real inspirations of several of his films.
Seeing it gave me the same feeling of unease and repulsion I had whenever witnessing self-flagellation.
By making two small sewing-needle magnets, you can easily study the laws of attraction and repulsion.
She made a gesture of repulsion, but I took no notice of it, and went on.
This sympathy or repulsion in turn converts mere interest into emotional response of the keenest kind.
In place of affiliation we realize a constant sense of repulsion.
Association with the Egyptians acted as a force at once of attraction and of repulsion.
There certainly was not in his exterior any cause for repulsion.
He shivered with repulsion, snatched at it to throw it off, and found that it was his rope.
early 15c., "repudiation," from Late Latin repulsionem (nominative repulsio) "a repelling," noun of action from past participle stem of repellere (see repel). Meaning "action of forcing or driving back" is attested from 1540s. Sense of "strong dislike" is from 1751.
repulsion re·pul·sion (rĭ-pŭl'shən)
The act of repelling or driving apart.
A feeling of extreme dislike.
The tendency of particles or bodies of the same electric charge or magnetic polarity to separate.