Definition of repellent:
rancid, mischievous, horrible, shocking, fulsome, fouled, flyswatter, severe, citronella, wicked, implike, marked-up, impish, horrendous, unsavoury, loathsome, distasteful, arch, dirty, like, resistive, appalling, unsportsmanlike, cruddy, unsavory, camphor, disgustful, obnoxious, gross, funky, flypaper, dreadful, DDT, detestable, unsporting, tolerant, queasy, prankish, nauseous, horrid, immune, insubordinate, dip, smelly, rebarbative, offensive, nonabsorbent, disgusting, noxious, pain, obscene, resistant, revolting, yucky, pixilated, loathly, foul-smelling, fungicide, awful, smutty, unpleasant, fetid, ill-scented, noisome, foetid, germicide, repelling, nauseating, repellant, scandalous, cheating, sickening, fungicidal, unwholesome, nasty, skanky, bomb, stinking, nonabsorptive, afoul, unholy, puckish, filthy, foul.
- evil (part of speech: adjective)
- despicable (part of speech: adjective)
- repulsive (part of speech: adjective)
- resistant (part of speech: adjective)
- ugly (part of speech: adjective)
Repellent as it was, Mr. Henley's idea that the explanation of his daughter's conduct was to be found in the renewed influence over her of the Irish lord, now presented itself to Hugh's mind under a new point of view.- "Blind Love", Wilkie Collins.
- "German Problems and Personalities", Charles Sarolea.
- "The Great Impersonation", E. Phillips Oppenheim.