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revolting

[ri-vohl-ting] /rɪˈvoʊl tɪŋ/
adjective
1.
disgusting; repulsive:
a revolting sight.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; revolt + -ing2
Related forms
revoltingly, adverb
nonrevolting, adjective
nonrevoltingly, adverb
unrevolting, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un revolting

revolting

/rɪˈvəʊltɪŋ/
adjective
1.
causing revulsion; nauseating, disgusting, or repulsive
2.
(informal) unpleasant or nasty: that dress is revolting
Derived Forms
revoltingly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for un revolting

revolting

adj.

1590s, "that revolts, given to revolt, rebellious," present participle adjective from revolt (v.). Sense of "repulsive" is from 1806. Related: Revoltingly.

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