Repulsion - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈpʌlʃn|  American pronunciation of the word repulsion
Brit.  |rɪˈpʌlʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word repulsion

noun

- the force by which bodies repel one another
- intense aversion (syn: horror, repugnance, revulsion)
- the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand (syn: standoff)

Examples

I read about what happened with a feeling of shock and repulsion.

She felt a repulsion for politics.

their successful repulsion of the attack

I felt a mixture of amazement and repulsion.

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