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repugnance

[ ri-puhg-nuhns ]
/ rɪˈpʌg nəns /
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noun
the state of being repugnant.
strong distaste, aversion, or objection; antipathy.
contradictoriness or inconsistency.
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Also re·pug·nan·cy [ri-puhg-nuhn-see] /rɪˈpʌg nən si/ .

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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