repelling has definitions from the field of military
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[ adjective ] highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust

Examples

"a disgusting smell" "distasteful language" "a loathsome disease" "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me" "revolting food" "a wicked stench"

Related terms

offensive

2
[ noun ] (military) the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand

Synonyms

standoff repulsion

Related terms

stand repel

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