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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·pug·nant /-nənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·pug·nant a.  Disposed to fight against; hostile; at war with; being at variance; contrary; inconsistent; refractory; disobedient; also, distasteful in a high degree; offensive; -- usually followed by to, rarely and less properly by with; as, all rudeness was repugnant to her nature.
    [His sword] repugnant to command.   --Shak.
    There is no breach of a divine law but is more or less repugnant unto the will of the Lawgiver, God himself.   --Perkins.
 Syn: -- Opposite; opposed; adverse; contrary; inconsistent; irreconcilable; hostile; inimical.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene
            massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs";
            "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in
            recent novels" [syn: abhorrent, detestable, obscene,