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repugnant

adjective uk   /rɪˈpʌɡ.nənt/ formal us  
If behaviour or beliefs, etc. are repugnant, they are very unpleasant, causing a feeling of disgust: a repugnant smell I find your attitude towards these women quite repugnant. The idea of cheating in an exam is morally repugnant to me.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
repugnance
noun [U] uk   /-nəns/ us  
The thought of eating meat fills me with repugnance.Feelings of dislike and hatred
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