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repugnance

[ri-puhg-nuh ns] /rɪˈpʌg nəns/
noun
1.
the state of being repugnant.
2.
strong distaste, aversion, or objection; antipathy.
3.
contradictoriness or inconsistency.
Also, repugnancy.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin repugnantia, equivalent to repugn(āre) to repugn + -antia -ance
Synonyms
2. hatred, hostility. See dislike. 3. contrariety, incompatibility, irreconcilability.
Antonyms
2. attraction, liking. 3. compatibility.
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