Home

Cite

Synonyms of repulsive

Adjective


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"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

See also: repulsive (Dictionary)