Amy was hit with a wave of repugnance when she finally found the source of the terrible odor.
The smell of very rotten milk is an example of something that might make you feel repugnance.
- inconsistency or contradiction
- extreme dislike or distaste; aversion; antipathy
Origin of repugnanceMiddle English from Middle French from Classical Latin repugnantia from repugnans, present participle of repugnare: see repugn
- Extreme dislike or aversion.
- Logic The relationship of contradictory terms; inconsistency.