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repulsive 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/riˈpəlsiv/,
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Arousing intense distaste or disgust,
  1. Arousing intense distaste or disgust
    • - a repulsive smell
  2. Lacking friendliness or sympathy

  3. Of or relating to repulsion between physical objects


  1. abhorrent: offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"
  2. repulsive(a): possessing the ability to repel; "a repulsive force"
  3. hideous: so extremely ugly as to be terrifying; "a hideous scar"; "a repulsive mask"
  4. (repulsively) detestably: in an offensive and hateful manner; "I don't know anyone who could have behaved so abominably"
  5. (repulsiveness) loathsomeness: the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions; "the vileness of his language surprised us"
  6. (repulsion) the force by which bodies repel one another
  7. (repulsion) repugnance: intense aversion
  8. (repulsion) the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand
  9. Repulsion is a 1965 film directed by Roman Polanski, based on a scenario by Gérard Brach and Roman Polanski. It was Polanski's first English language film, and was filmed in Britain, as such being his second film made outside his native Poland. ...
  10. (Repulsion (band)) Repulsion is an early grindcore / death metal band from Flint, Michigan. They have been called the "most influential grindcore band of all time".
  11. tending to rouse aversion or to repulse; having the capacity to repel
  12. (Repulsion) (1997) – for clarinet, electric guitar, trombone, percussion. c 10'
  13. (repulsion) The phase state in which a dominant (or wild-type) allele at one locus and a recessive (or mutant) allele at a second locus occur on the same chromosome. Also called trans configuration. See coupling.
  14. causing a feeling of disgust