repugnance

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  • He would not show fear, he would not even show repugnance, before these men. Cited from Sunrise, by William Black
  • Was the look this called up one of fear or of simple repugnance? Cited from The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow, by Anna Katharine Green
  • As he entered the room a feeling of repugnance came over him. Cited from The Texan, by James B. Hendryx
  • I placed food before him, and this time he did not eat with repugnance. Cited from A Strange Story, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 8
  • If you have no repugnance to me, why should not I have a chance? Cited from The Daughters of Danaus, by Mona Caird
  • Repugnances for which she could not account in those old days, she now saw explained. Cited from Dark Hollow, by Anna Katharine Green
  • But he drew back from such a course with his usual repugnance. Cited from Broken to the Plow, by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  • This government has expressed its repugnance to the trade by several laws. Cited from Suppression of the African Slave Trade to the US, by W. E. B. Du Bois
  • I received it with a repugnance which gained strength as I grew in years. Cited from Selections From Poe, by J. Montgomery Gambrill
  • Her feeling toward marriage has always been one of repugnance. Cited from Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6), by Havelock Ellis
  • The real cause of this repugnance has been passed over by our historians. Cited from Curiosities of Literature, Vol. II (of 3), by Isaac Disraeli
  • Yet she felt less repugnance towards him than to any other of her suitors. Cited from Marriage, by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  • But why should you look with such repugnance upon it? Cited from Cord and Creese, by James de Mille
  • But we wives can do nothing, however great our repugnance may be to it. Cited from A Child's Anti-Slavery Book, by Various
  • Whether my repugnance for his society would have enabled me to remain any longer I cannot say. Cited from Tales of Chinatown, by Sax Rohmer
  • Wounded in all her feelings, full of repugnance, she could not get used to it all. Cited from His Masterpiece, by Emile Zola
  • She ceased to show repugnance, and sat in the chair that he had brought. Cited from An Enemy To The King, by Robert Neilson Stephens
  • She thought upon it with repugnance, but it had to be written and done with. Cited from The Summons, by A.E.W. Mason
  • She studied him with almost more interest than repugnance. Cited from We Can't Have Everything, by Rupert Hughes
  • A normal person would have looked at the creature only with the greatest repugnance. Cited from The Romance of Elaine, by Arthur B. Reeve
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Meaning of repugnance

  • noun Intense aversion