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repugnant

(Exciting aversion), adjective abhorrent, abominable, detestable, disagreeable, disgustful, disliked, displeasing, distasteful, diversus, forbidding, fulsome, hateful, inedible, insufferable, loathsome, noisome, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offending, offensive, out of favor, painful, repellent, repelling, repulsive, revolting, unacceptable, unappetizing, unpalatable, unpleasant, unpopular, unsavory

repugnant

(Incompatible), adjective adverse, alien, antagonistic, at odds, at variance, clashing, conflicting, contrary, different, disagreeing, discordant, inaccordant, incongruous, inconsistent, inharmonious, inimical, irreconcilable, jarring, opposed, opposing
Associated concepts: repugnant to the Constitution
See also: adverse, antipathetic, averse, bad, contemptible, contemptuous, contradictory, heinous, hostile, inimical, loathsome, malevolent, negative, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offensive, repulsive, unacceptable, unfavorable, unsavory

REPUGNANT. That which is contrary to something else; a repugnant condition is one contrary to the contract itself; as, if I grant you a house and lot in fee, upon condition that you shall not aliens, the condition is repugnant and void. Bac. Ab. Conditions, L.

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She was howling, crying repugnantly as a child dripping with snot.
That it has done so whilst parading itself as a body beyond self-interest renders its sin, in my view, mortal, indeed repugnantly so.
It is indeed an irony that the women's movement has broadened the world of opportunity and rights for females to an undreamt of level over the last century; yet lurking like some festering, stinking toad under a stone, comes this repugnantly primitive response of showing women being literally torn apart.
Telling their stories, there's so much to imagine, trying make them compatible, or to decide against them because they were so impenetrably upper class, so repugnantly rich.
Rory Cochrane has lost his looks, which works for him in other films, but here the animators have given his lips a repugnantly pursy, overactive fidget; it's sufficiently icky that they cover him with hallucinated aphids in the opening sequence.
In the past few years there's been much talk on the radio, in newspapers, and in magazines about dancehall--a kind of hip-hoppy descendant of reggae--and the fact that some of the form's top performers traffic in violent and repugnantly homophobic lyrics.
15) Exceptionalism continued to lose general favor with the advent of World War II since the concept of a national peculiarity seemed repugnantly kin to the belief in a national superiority associated with Nazism.
One of the most striking features of the new art is the way in which this dual exploration of individual and work eschews the hagiographic, often to the point of monster making, as is the case at least in part with the Patrick White that David Marr depicts, the Christina Stead that Hazel Rowley sets before us, and most markedly, perhaps, Mary Lord's repugnantly fascinating Hal Porter, who was, among other things, the seducer of Lord's 12-year-old son.