repulsion by Polanski is one of my real inspirations of several of his films.
Seeing it gave me the same feeling of unease and repulsion I had whenever witnessing self-flagellation.
My dad and Carlos had another thing in common: their repulsion at sentimentality.
By making two small sewing-needle magnets, you can easily study the laws of attraction and repulsion.
The gravity-plates for repulsion were those in the helmet; for attraction, those in the boot-soles.
This sympathy or repulsion in turn converts mere interest into emotional response of the keenest kind.
A sort of repulsion and attraction separated and kept them together at the same time.
Association with the Egyptians acted as a force at once of attraction and of repulsion.
"No, thank you," she replied, and she was surprised at herself that she experienced no repulsion.
He shivered with repulsion, snatched at it to throw it off, and found that it was his rope.
early 15c., "repudiation," from Late Latin repulsionem (nominative repulsio) "a repelling," noun of action from past participle stem of repellere (see repel). Meaning "action of forcing or driving back" is attested from 1540s. Sense of "strong dislike" is from 1751.
repulsion re·pul·sion (rĭ-pŭl'shən)
The act of repelling or driving apart.
A feeling of extreme dislike.
The tendency of particles or bodies of the same electric charge or magnetic polarity to separate.