Revulsion is a strong, or even violent, feeling of dislike or disgust.(noun)
An example of revulsion how a person reacts to the smell of a skunk.
See revulsion in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < Fr or L; Fr révulsion < L revulsio < revulsus, pp. of revellere, to pluck away < re-, back + vellere, to pull < IE base *wel-, to snatch, seize, injure > OE wol, pestilence, ON valr, the slain on the battlefield
See revulsion in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin revulsiō, revulsiōn-
Origin: , from revulsus
Origin: , past participle of revellere, to tear back
Origin: : re-, re-
Origin: + vellere, to tear.
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