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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.

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