AskDefine | Define repugnance

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1 intense aversion [syn: repulsion, revulsion, horror]
2 the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time [syn: incompatibility, mutual exclusiveness, inconsistency]

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  1. extreme aversion, repulsion

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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