Translation of "repulse" - English-German dictionary

repulse

verb /rəˈpals/

to repel (an enemy)

zurückschlagen
The British garrison of some 350 troops was able to repulse the attack.

to refuse to accept eg help from, or be friendly to.

abschlagen
repulsion /rəˈpalʃən/ noun

disgust

der Widerwille
A feeling of repulsion gripped her when she saw the rat.
repulsive /rəˈpalsiv/ adjective

horrible; disgusting

widerwärtig
He is a thoroughly repulsive individual.
repulsively adverb

widerwärtig
repulsiveness noun

die Widerwärtigkeit

(Translation of “repulse” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)