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repugnance

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrepugnancere‧pug‧nance /rɪˈpʌɡnəns/ noun [uncountable]  formalDON'T LIKE a strong feeling of dislike for something syn disgust
Examples from the Corpus
repugnanceEven though the device was righteous, he felt a certain repugnance towards it.I didn't even have to think about it to dislike the idea; my repugnance was instinctive.Just before I entered, initial curiosity gave way to fear, even a feeling of repugnance.Freud was right, Maud thought, vigorously rubbing her white legs, desire lies on the other side of repugnance.The Government's repugnance for that organisation and everything it stands for has been made absolutely clear on repeated occasions.Emotion becomes ever more constrained by feelings of shame, repugnance or propriety.She was absolutely still and intent, fascinated, almost hypnotised, but there was repugnance there, too.He submitted tongue-tied, and shivered with repugnance when he felt the warm wetness of her face.
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