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English definition of “revulsion”

revulsion

noun [U]     /rɪˈvʌl.ʃən/
a strong, often sudden, feeling that something is extremely unpleasant: I turned away in revulsion when they showed a close-up of the operation. She looked at him with revulsion. He expressed his revulsion at/against/towards the whale hunting. → See also revolt verbFeelings of dislike and hatred
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