repugnance

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French repugnance (French répugnance).

Noun[edit]

repugnance (plural repugnances)

  1. Extreme aversion, repulsion.
  2. Contradiction, inconsistency, incompatibility, incongruity; an instance of such.
    • 1662, Thomas Salusbury, Galileo's Dialogue on the Two Systems of the World (Dialogue Two)
      Discourses vain, inconsistant, and full of repugnances and contradictions.

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