repugnance


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Synonyms for repugnance

Synonyms for repugnance

Synonyms for repugnance

intense aversion

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the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time

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If I had loved him instead of abhorring him; if I had been attracted to him by the strongest admiration and affection, instead of shrinking from him with the strongest repugnance; it could have been no worse.
I had been used to the pleasures of variety, to the luxury and stir of life in Paris; it was only when I had overcome my first repugnance that I saw the advantages of this existence; how it lent itself to continuity of thought and to involuntary meditation; how a life in which the heart has undisturbed sway seems to widen and grow vast as the sea.
There is no bar on political ambitions but using the name of Islam and creating hate and repugnance in the society for political gains cannot be justified.
Opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros on Friday advised President Duterte to stop using the people's tragedies ''to justify his repugnance for democracy and idolatry of the Marcoses'' and hide his government's ''gross incompetence.''
The bill would "remove the mask so as to reveal the ugly face of ultranationalist Israel in all its repugnance," Mordechai Kremnitzer, from the faculty of law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, wrote in Israel's Haaretz newspaper.
Roth's term for it is repugnance. "Let's call a transaction repugnant," he suggests, "if some people want to engage in it and other people don't want them to."
Congress' extreme repugnance to pass a law 'guaranteeing equal access to opportunities for public servants and prohibit political dynasties' derives from one of the many defects of the 1987 Constitution.
"We shed light on the quality of Bolton already in the past, and we do not hide our feeling of repugnance towards him," Kim Kye-gwan said.
But in Scotland, there was a visceral repugnance, a resonance with our own heated, but peaceful, independence referdemum.
It is unfortunate that repugnance is observed against businessmen and men of standing.
There is irony, too, in European Catholicism's repugnance toward cannibalism, since one of the church's sacred acts was a form of sacramental cannibalism in which believers ingested the symbolic body and blood of a messiah, thereby incorporating his qualities into their lives.
At its root is a fundamental repugnance at the thought that some people actually believe it is morally and ethically perfectly fine to create machines to find, target, and kill other people.
Agents had "corrupted his mind" and turned him into "a terrorist full of repugnance and revenge against the supreme leadership".
Nothing is dreamy here; we hover between repugnance and curiosity.