Synonyms for repulsive


1. abhorrent, detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsive, offensive (vs. inoffensive)
usage: offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"
2. repulsive(prenominal) (vs. attractive)
usage: possessing the ability to repel; "a repulsive force"
3. hideous, repulsive, ugly (vs. beautiful)
usage: so extremely ugly as to be terrifying; "a hideous scar"; "a repulsive mask"
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