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repugnance

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French repugnance (French répugnance).

NounEdit

repugnance (plural repugnances)

  1. extreme aversion, repulsion
  2. contradiction, inconsistency, incompatibility, incongruity; an instance of such.
    • 1662, Thomas Salusbury, Galileo's Dialogue on the Two Systems of the World (Dialogue Two)
      Discourses vain, inconsistant, and full of repugnances and contradictions.