repugnant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “repugnant” in the English Dictionary

"repugnant" in British English

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uk   us   /rɪˈpʌɡ.nənt/ formal
If ​behaviour or ​beliefs, etc. are repugnant, they are very ​unpleasant, ​causing a ​feeling of disgust: a repugnant ​smell I findyourattitude towards these women ​quite repugnant. The ​idea of ​cheating in an ​exam is ​morally repugnant to me.
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəns/
The ​thought of ​eatingmeatfills me with repugnance.
(Definition of repugnant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"repugnant" in American English

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repugnantadjective [not gradable]

 us   /rɪˈpʌɡ·nənt/
causing a ​feeling of ​strongdislike or ​disgust: The ​trade in ​wildanimals was repugnant to most ​people.
(Definition of repugnant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “repugnant”
in Arabic بَغيض, كَريه…
in Korean 혐오스러운…
in Portuguese repugnante…
in Catalan repugnant…
in Japanese 不快な, 嫌悪感を引き起こす…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人厌恶的, 令人反感的…
in Turkish çirkin, tiksindirici, iğrenç…
in Russian отвратительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人厭惡的, 令人反感的…
in Italian ripugnante, deplorevole…
in Polish odrażający…
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