Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Repugnant'
Repugnant Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
adj : 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" [syn: abhorrent, detestable, obscene,
- Repugnant \Re*pug"nant\ (-nant), a. [F. r['e]pugnant, or L.
repugnans, -antis, p. pr. of repugnare. See Repugn.]
Disposed to fight against; hostile; at war with; being at
variance; contrary; inconsistent; refractory; disobedient;
also, distasteful in a high degree; offensive; -- usually
followed by to, rarely and less properly by with; as, all
rudeness was repugnant to her nature.
[His sword] repugnant to command. --Shak.
There is no breach of a divine law but is more or less
repugnant unto the will of the Lawgiver, God himself.
Syn: Opposite; opposed; adverse; contrary; inconsistent;
irreconcilable; hostile; inimical.
Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Repugnant'
- Repugnant battle honours of the Indian Army: erstwhile units of the British East India Company , and later the British Raj , have been declared as repugnant by the Government of India . ...
- Repugnant market: A repugnant market is a term used to describe an area of commerce that is considered by society to be outside of the range of market ...
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