Definition of Repulsiveness

1. Noun. The quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions. "The vileness of his language surprised us"




Definition of Repulsiveness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being repulsive. ¹

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Definition of Repulsiveness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Repulsiveness

repulping
repulps
repulse
repulsed
repulser
repulsers
repulses
repulsing
repulsion
repulsion motor
repulsions
repulsive
repulsive(a)
repulsive force
repulsively
repulsiveness (current term)
repulsivenesses
repulsory
repump
repumped
repumping
repumps
repunctuate
repunctuated
repunctuates
repunctuating
repunctuation
repunctuations
repunish
repunished

Literary usage of Repulsiveness

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1. Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature by John Addington Symonds (1881)
"... repulsiveness—Firenzuola —His Life-^His Satires on the Clergy—His Dialogue on Beauty— Novelettes and ..."

2. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel, Johann Gottfried Flügel (1861)
"1. adversity, disappointment, reverse of fortune, cross accident, untoward tient, vexation ; 2. repulsiveness. ..."

3. Therapeutics, Materia Medica, and Pharmacy: Including the Special by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1909)
"... repulsiveness is an aid to its medicinal action. The strong infusion as an enema is an effective remedy against the thread-worm (oxyuris vermicularis). ..."

4. The Personal Life of David Livingstone... Chiefly from His Unpublished by William Garden Blaikie (1881)
"... river—Magnificence of the country—repulsiveness of the people—Cannot get a canoe to explore the ..."

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