revulsion (Meaning)

Wordnet

revulsion (n)

intense aversion

Webster

revulsion (n.)

A strong pulling or drawing back; withdrawal.

A sudden reaction; a sudden and complete change; -- applied to the feelings.

The act of turning or diverting any disease from one part of the body to another. It resembles derivation, but is usually applied to a more active form of counter irritation.

revulsion Sentence Examples

  1. The grisly murder scene filled her with profound revulsion.
  2. The sight of raw sewage evoked an instant revulsion within him.
  3. The pungent odor of decaying flesh triggered a wave of revulsion in her senses.
  4. The child's abusive behavior towards animals caused a deep revulsion within the community.
  5. The discovery of the hidden camera in the bathroom instilled a deep sense of revulsion in the tenants.
  6. The grotesque appearance of the zombie horde elicited a primal revulsion in the survivors.
  7. The political candidate's hateful rhetoric provoked a widespread revulsion among voters.
  8. The sight of the mangled car accident left lasting scars of revulsion on the witness's mind.
  9. The thought of the long-lost relative being a serial killer filled her with unspeakable revulsion.
  10. The repulsive creature's slimy touch sent a surge of revulsion through her entire body.

FAQs About the word revulsion

intense aversionA strong pulling or drawing back; withdrawal., A sudden reaction; a sudden and complete change; -- applied to the feelings., The act of turning

disgust, horror, hatred, aversion, loathing, repugnance, repulsion, disapproval, nausea,distaste

propensity, taste, preference, use, preference,love, liking, fancy, fondness, favor

The grisly murder scene filled her with profound revulsion.

The sight of raw sewage evoked an instant revulsion within him.

The pungent odor of decaying flesh triggered a wave of revulsion in her senses.

The child's abusive behavior towards animals caused a deep revulsion within the community.