Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: revulsio, from revellere 'to tear away', from vellere 'to pull out'

revulsion

noun
     
re‧vul‧sion [uncountable]
a strong feeling of shock and very strong dislike [= disgust; ↪ revolt]:
News of the atrocities produced a wave of anger and revulsion.

Dictionary results for "revulsion"
Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.