Noun(1) intense aversion(2) the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time
(1) our growing repugnance at the bleeding carcasses(2) our repugnance at the bleeding carcasses(3) Marlow knows that there is a great deal of repugnance in what he is doing, yet he finds himself forced to deal with it in his own personal way, which is justify it or ignore it.(4) Kyle stuck his tongue out when he stepped in mud; there was still the slight repugnance in his voice.(5) It is as if the early engagement of many of them with anarchism had left behind a permanent repugnance for the political struggle.(6) Discrimination need have nothing to do with hatred or repugnance toward those against whom it is applied.(7) Sometimes an interpretation can even transform an experience of art from repugnance to appreciation and understanding.(8) One empathised with him and his longing to stroke things that enabled him to retreat from a world where people with his mental disability are treated with repugnance and lack of understanding.(9) In a review of Death in Venice, Lawrence shows his repugnance for the amount of repression involved in the Flaubert / Mann method of composition.(10) His particular affinity is with the Spanish modems, several of whom he has translated; his own poems make similar broad, confident statements of repugnance and loyalty.(11) Though he was positively influenced by the role of the State in France and Germany, he sometimes expressed his repugnance at what he found to be an excess of State intervention in these countries.(12) The picture is sexually frank, while expressing a certain repugnance at the decadence prevalent in Europe after the Great War.(13) But, intimately acquainted with the Kirshner world through his familial ties, Andras's repugnance is complicated by a potent blend of envy, exile, and secret longing.(14) The poem is written by a narrator who looks back at '48 with a mixture of affection and repugnance ; mainly the latter.(15) The initial intuitive repugnance that Lyndsay feels at the idea of racial mixture is ratified by her empirical experience.(16) Gilb's portrayal of the titular character is particularly striking, effortlessly balancing eroticism and repugnance in each swoop of her floor-length gown.
1. revulsion ::
2. inconsistency ::
3. repulsion ::
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