Origin of revulsion
OTHER WORDS FROM revulsionre·vul·sion·ar·y, adjective
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How to use revulsion in a sentence
We must find a way to respond that, despite our revulsion and anger, in the end advances our interests and not those of the attackers.America Took the Bait After an Attack 20 Years Ago. Not This Time.|David Rothkopf|August 26, 2021|The Daily Beast
Though it elicits visceral responses—anger, sorrow, revulsion—it doesn’t tell us anything we don’t already know.The Controversy Around Amazon's Them Underscores the Trouble With Realistic Violence in Genre TV|Judy Berman|April 13, 2021|Time
As a wave of revulsion spread across the internet, he began to backtrack.British Politician Threatens To Punch Muslim Woman in the Throat|Nico Hines|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Convergence is also gathering force in a shared revulsion for the consequences of the war on drugs.
Wizner said he understood the revulsion: The interchange looked like cheap agitprop.
“I think I would like for people to feel a mix of revulsion and attraction, that would be nice,” says Lobo.Sexually-Charged Napalm Sculptures Debut at Gallery Diet in Miami|Ann Binlot|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is a seething, boiling, roiling, apoplectic revulsion at the very idea of unions.Can a Senator Stop a Union? Bob Corker Is Certainly Trying|Michael Tomasky|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At that moment she heard Mr. Royall's step as he came up the stairs to bed, and a fierce revulsion of feeling swept over her.Summer|Edith Wharton
It was with a revulsion which I cannot easily express that I now saw more or less clearly what this pursuer was like.A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
A dozen times he approached the door in an angry revulsion against his self-imposed test, and a dozen times passed on.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
The violence of the extreme section of the popular party led to a revulsion of feeling in the country.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
But it moved him now, not to the revulsion and distaste of a week ago, but only to a careless contempt.Mushroom Town|Oliver Onions