repugnance

or re·pug·nan·cy

[ ri-puhg-nuhns or ri-puhg-nuhn-see ]
/ rɪˈpʌg nəns or rɪˈpʌg nən si /

noun

the state of being repugnant.
strong distaste, aversion, or objection; antipathy.
contradictoriness or inconsistency.

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Origin of repugnance

1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin repugnantia, equivalent to repugn(āre) to repugn + -antia -ance

synonym study for repugnance

2. See dislike.
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