Repellent Meaning

There are 6 meaning(s) for word repellent

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Repellent Meaning 1 : serving or tending to repel

    Example : I find his obsequiousness repellent

    Synonyms : rebarbative,  repellant
Repellent Meaning 2 : the power to repel

    Example : she knew many repellents to his advances

    Synonyms : repellant
Repellent Meaning 3 : a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water

    Synonyms : repellant
Repellent Meaning 4 : a chemical substance that repels animals

    Synonyms : repellant
Repellent Meaning 5 : incapable of absorbing or mixing with

    Example : a water-repellent fabric

    Synonyms : resistant
Repellent Meaning 6 : highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust

    Example : the idea of eating meat is repellent to me

    Synonyms : disgustful,  disgusting,  distasteful,  foul,  loathly,  loathsome,  repellant,  repelling,  revolting,  skanky,  wicked,  yucky