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.
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.