Definition of Repugnancy

1. Noun. The quality or property of being repugnant. ¹



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Definition of Repugnancy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Repugnancy

repudiates
repudiating
repudiation
repudiationist
repudiationists
repudiations
repudiative
repudiator
repudiators
repudiatory
repugn
repugnable
repugnance
repugnances
repugnancies
repugnancy (current term)
repugnant
repugnantly
repugnate
repugnatorial
repugnaunce
repugned
repugning
repugns
repullulate
repullulated
repullulates
repullulating
repullulation
repullulations

Literary usage of Repugnancy

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"He frequently speaks of it as exclusive, not because made so in terms, nor because it prohibited to the states, but on account of a supposed repugnancy or ..."

2. Estates, Future Interests, and Illegal Conditions and Restraints in Illinois by Albert Martin Kales (1920)
"repugnancy: It is worth observing that only two cases put forward this reason of repugnancy.39 In both of them, the holding of the gift over void, ..."

3. Hand-book of Common-law Pleading by Benjamin Jonson Shipman (1895)
"A pleading is bad for repugnancy when it contains contradictory or ... repugnancy is a fault in all pleading, and the reason of the rule is clearly apparent ..."

4. A Treatise on Federal Practice, Civil and Criminal: Including Practice in by Roger Foster (1920)
"repugnancy in indictments. A repugnancy vitiates the indictment if it is contained in the description of the substance of the offense charged.1 Otherwise it ..."

5. A Treatise on Wills by Thomas Jarman (1844)
"EFFECT OF repugnancy OR CONTRADICTION IN WILLS. DOUBT is sometimes cast upon the intention of a tes- Rule in case of tator by the repugnancy or ..."

6. A Treatise on Criminal Pleading and Practice by Francis Wharton (1889)
"repugnancy. § 256. When one material averment in an indictment is ... repugnancy has been held to exist where an indictment charged an offence to have ..."

7. Commentaries on the Law of Criminal Procedure: Or, Pleading, Evidence, and by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1872)
"repugnancy. §489. What is repugnancy—Its Effect — repugnancy in pleading is where the allegations of the party are inconsistent with each other.6 In such a ..."

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