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REPUGNANCE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does repugnance mean? 

REPUGNANCE (noun)
  The noun REPUGNANCE has 2 senses:

1. intense aversion
2. the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time

  Familiarity information: REPUGNANCE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REPUGNANCE (noun)


Sense 1repugnance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Intense aversion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

repugnance; revulsion; repulsion; horror

Hypernyms ("repugnance" is a kind of...):

disgust (strong feelings of dislike)


Sense 2repugnance [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time

Classified under:

Nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas

Synonyms:

incompatibility; inconsistency; mutual exclusiveness; repugnance

Hypernyms ("repugnance" is a kind of...):

contradictoriness (the relation that exists when opposites cannot coexist)


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