Or is it revulsion at the offensive incivility of the process, at the arrogance of these youths?
As a wave of revulsion spread across the internet, he began to backtrack.
“I think I would like for people to feel a mix of revulsion and attraction, that would be nice,” says Lobo.
1540s, as a medical term, from Middle French revulsion (16c.) or directly from Latin revulsionem (nominative revulsio) "a tearing off, act of pulling away," noun of action from past participle stem of revellere "to pull away," from re- "away" (see re-) + vellere "to tear, pull," from PIE *wel- "to tear, pull." The meaning "sudden reaction of disgust" is first attested 1816.
revulsion re·vul·sion (rĭ-vŭl'shən)
A sudden, strong change or reaction in feeling, especially a feeling of violent disgust or loathing.
Counterirritation used to reduce inflammation or increase the blood supply to an affected area.