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Repugnant – very unpleasant

(Pronounced re-pug-nant)

Repugnant means very unpleasant, nasty or sickening.

She had to re-plug (repugnant) the sink because a very unpleasant stink was coming out of the plughole.

She had to re-plug (repugnant) the sink because a very unpleasant stink was coming out of the plughole.

Repugnant is one of the words that can be used when something is particularly offensive. It's meaning is similar to detestable, frightful, hideous and horrendous.

 

Examples of repugnant in a sentence

The stench from the open sewer was truly repugnant.

Your behaviour is repugnant and I no longer wish to be friends with you.

The idea of eating a bowl of insects is repugnant to me.

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