repulsion (Meaning)

Wordnet

repulsion (n)

the force by which bodies repel one another

intense aversion

the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand

Webster

repulsion (n.)

The act of repulsing or repelling, or the state of being repulsed or repelled.

A feeling of violent offence or disgust; repugnance.

The power, either inherent or due to some physical action, by which bodies, or the particles of bodies, are made to recede from each other, or to resist each other's nearer approach; as, molecular repulsion; electrical repulsion.

repulsion Sentence Examples

  1. The strong repulsion between the positively charged ions prevented them from forming a stable bond.
  2. The magnet's repulsion pushed the metal objects away with considerable force.
  3. The patient's body showed signs of repulsion to the newly transplanted organ.
  4. The chemical reaction produced intense repulsion, causing the reactants to scatter violently.
  5. The teacher's stern demeanor evoked feelings of repulsion in her students.
  6. The sight of the gruesome accident filled him with a deep repulsion.
  7. The venomous snake's venom triggered a powerful repulsion response in the victim.
  8. The politician's hateful rhetoric fueled repulsion in the hearts of his listeners.
  9. The scientist's theory proposed that the electron's repulsion from the nucleus determines its energy level.
  10. The powerful repulsion force kept the celestial bodies orbiting in stable paths around the star.

FAQs About the word repulsion

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The strong repulsion between the positively charged ions prevented them from forming a stable bond.

The magnet's repulsion pushed the metal objects away with considerable force.

The patient's body showed signs of repulsion to the newly transplanted organ.

The chemical reaction produced intense repulsion, causing the reactants to scatter violently.