[ UK /ɹɪvˈʌlʃən/ ]
[ US /ɹiˈvəɫʃən, ɹɪˈvəɫʃən/ ]
  1. intense aversion
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How To Use revulsion In A Sentence

  • In November of 1997, after a massacre in Luxor that killed fifty-eight tourists and provoked overwhelming revulsion, Egypt's Gamaa al-Islamiya halted its armed struggle. Backfire
  • Even a short tour of the museum fills you with disgust and revulsion once you overcome your disbelief.
  • I felt a revulsion against the long isolation that writing imposes, the claustration, the sense of exclusion; I experienced a thrill of distaste for the alternative life that writing is supposed to represent.
  • I did indeed feel a certain admiration but it was mixed with revulsion that I was now implicated in blackmail just by knowing about it.
  • Interestingly, what makes the movie work is precisely that it does (I assume deliberately) seem creepy at the outset: The director wants your initial response to be a certain unease, if not revulsion. Of Human Bondage
  • Revulsion at the thought, fear of the act; his mind recoiled from it, seeking sanctuary, finding it at once. LOHENGRIN
  • Zarr's hair, his eyes, and some of his internal viscera remained with his bones prompting some of the terrified members of his party to retch with revulsion.
  • My feeling for him undergo a revulsion when I discover his cruelty.
  • I rolled my eyes and curled my upper lip in feigned revulsion.
  • Tens of thousands attended rallies to express their revulsion at the one-sided conflict and the slaughter of thousands of Iraqis.
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