Meaning of repulsive
Pronunciation: (ri-pul'siv), [key]
- causing repugnance or aversion: a repulsive mask.
- capable of causing repulsion; serving to repulse: to present enough repulsive force to keep the enemy from daring to attack.
- tending to drive away or keep at a distance; cold; forbidding: arrogant, repulsive airs to frighten the timid .
- of the nature of or characterized by physical repulsion.
- repulsive (Thesaurus)