repulsive

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French repulsif, from Medieval Latin repulsivus, from Latin repulsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈpʌlsɪv/
  • enPR: /rĭ-pŭl'sĭv/, /rē-pŭl'sĭv/
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repulsive (comparative more repulsive, superlative most repulsive)

  1. Tending to rouse aversion or to repulse; disgusting.
    a repulsive smell
  2. (physics) Having the capacity to repel.
  3. Cold; reserved; forbidding.

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /re.pulˈsi.ve/
  • Rhymes: -ive
  • Hyphenation: re‧pul‧sì‧ve

Adjective[edit]

repulsive

  1. feminine plural of repulsivo