Origin of repulsion
OTHER WORDS FROM repulsionin·ter·re·pul·sion, noun
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How to use repulsion in a sentence
On November 17, A24 released Horror Caviar, a cookbook that exploits and embraces our conflicting repulsion and craving for food as horror.With Cookbook ‘Horror Caviar,’ A24 Brings Terror to the Kitchen|Madeleine Davies|November 18, 2021|Eater
Such descriptions imply a sort of simultaneous repulsion and attraction.
That event unlocked an unprecedented global wave of rage and repulsion.For generations, African Americans have led global antiracist movements|Brenda Plummer|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
Amino acid chains collapse—or fold—into a structure based on electrochemical rules of attraction and repulsion between molecules.
Repulsion by Polanski is one of my real inspirations of several of his films.
My dad and Carlos had another thing in common: their repulsion at sentimentality.My Father Sergio Muñoz Bata’s Friendship With Novelist Carlos Fuentes|Lorenza Muñoz|May 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Better for all of us that it dies a natural death from simple repulsion and lack of interest.Boycott the Cross-Dressing Show! ABC’s New Sitcom ‘Work It’ Doesn't Work|Noelle Howey|January 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Seeing it gave me the same feeling of unease and repulsion I had whenever witnessing self-flagellation.
Then anger stirred in him, and quenched the sorrow with which at first he had marked the signs of her repulsion.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
But there are other laws, the power of repulsion, for instance, whose omission would be equally fatal.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
Mr. Peck leaned over the corpse, revealing none of the repulsion that Ward was sure he would exhibit.
He would have seized her, but a quick, passionate gesture of repulsion kept him back.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
A shiver of repulsion, for him and his killings, ran over her.The Range Boss|Charles Alden Seltzer