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- Rhymes: -əʊltɪŋ
- present participle of revolt
- The feudal subjects decided to revolt.
revolting (countable and uncountable, plural revoltings)
- revolution; revolt
- 1837, The American Biblical Repository, volume 9, page 316:
- Yet revoltings of the soul would attend this violence to nature, this abuse of physical and intellectual energy, while the beauty of social order would be defaced, and the fountains of earth's felicity broken up.
revolting (comparative more revolting, superlative most revolting)
- repulsive, disgusting
- The most revolting smell was coming from the drains.
- 1960, P[elham] G[renville] Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, London: Herbert Jenkins, →OCLC:
- Why anyone should want such a revolting object had always been a mystery to me.