repugnant Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “repugnant” - Learner’s Dictionary


/rɪˈpʌɡnənt/ formal
extremely unpleasant: She thought the idea morally repugnant.Inspiring dislikeSerious and unpleasant
/rɪˈpʌɡnəns/ noun [U]
formal the state of being repugnantInspiring dislikeSerious and unpleasant
Translations of “repugnant”
in Korean 혐오스러운…
in Arabic بَغيض, كَريه…
in Portuguese repugnante…
in Catalan repugnant…
in Japanese 不快な, 嫌悪感を引き起こす…
in Italian ripugnante, deplorevole…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人厭惡的, 令人反感的…
in Russian отвратительный…
in Turkish çirkin, tiksindirici, iğrenç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人厌恶的, 令人反感的…
in Polish odrażający…
(Definition of repugnant from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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