repugnantly

repugnant

[ri-puhg-nuhnt]
adjective
1.
distasteful, objectionable, or offensive: a repugnant smell.
2.
making opposition; averse.
3.
opposed or contrary, as in nature or character.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English repugnaunt < Middle French < Latin repugnant- (stem of repugnāns, present participle of repugnāre), equivalent to repugn(āre) to repugn + -ant- -ant

repugnantly, adverb
unrepugnant, adjective
unrepugnantly, adverb


3. antagonistic, adverse, hostile.
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repugnant (rɪˈpʌɡnənt)
 
adj
1.  repellent to the senses; causing aversion
2.  distasteful; offensive; disgusting
3.  contradictory; inconsistent or incompatible
 
[C14: from Latin repugnāns resisting; see repugn]
 
re'pugnance
 
n
 
re'pugnancy
 
n
 
re'pugnantly
 
adv

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repugnant
late 14c., from L. repugnantem (nom. repugnans), prp. of repugnare "to resist," from re- "back" + pugnare "to fight" (see pugnacious).
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