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repugnant

adjective     /rɪˈpʌɡ.nənt/ formal
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     /-nəns/ noun [U] The thought of eating meat fills me with repugnance.Feelings of dislike and hatred
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