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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.
repugnance
noun [U] uk   /-nəns/ us  
The thought of eating meat fills me with repugnance.
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