Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - The act of repelling an attack; Intense aversion; The force by which bodies repel one another.

Usage examples (35)
  • Equiano carefully marks both his own repulsion from the bodies of the
  • Then Mizander shook his head and looked away in repulsion.
  • Deleah recalled the repulsion with which she had seen them lying there.
  • She did not meet him with that kind of repulsion which is equivalent to pushing back with the hand. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.