Definition of repugnance:
objection, standoff, contempt, repulsion, mutual exclusiveness, hostility, horror, dislike, uncongeniality, study at aversion, repellence, inconsistency, incompatibility, nausea, repugnancy, revulsion, love, repulsive force.
- hate (part of speech: noun)
- unwillingness (part of speech: noun)
- "The Obstacle Race", Ethel M. Dell.
Again the soldier answered as he had before answered to the watchman's wife- yet, he knew not why, he felt more repugnance in speaking of his dead wife to this strange bishop than he had when addressing either that simple woman or the landlady of the " Ours."- "In the Day of Adversity", John Bloundelle-Burton.
Bain has formulated the following rule: Consider the positive frequency of the phenomena themselves, how great frequency of coincidence must follow from that, supposing there is neither connexion nor repugnance.- "Logic, Inductive and Deductive", William Minto.