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-- Repulsion --
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Repulsion

Re`pul´sion   Pronunciation: r?-p?l´sh?n
n.1.The act of repulsing or repelling, or the state of being repulsed or repelled.
2.A feeling of violent offence or disgust; repugnance.
3.(Physics) The power, either inherent or due to some physical action, by which bodies, or the particles of bodies, are made to recede from each other, or to resist each other's nearer approach; as, molecular repulsion; electrical repulsion.
Noun1.repulsion - the force by which bodies repel one another
Synonyms: repulsive force
Antonyms:
attraction, attractive force - the force by which one object attracts another
2.repulsion - intense aversion
3.repulsion - the act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand
Synonyms: standoff
abhorrence, abomination, allergy, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, challenge, cold sweat, combative reaction, complaint, counteraction, creeping flesh, defiance, demur, detestation, disgust, dispute, dissent, dissentience, enmity, fractiousness, hate, hatred, horror, hostility, loathing, mortal horror, nausea, negativism, noncooperation, objection, obstinacy, opposition, passive resistance, protest, reaction, rebuff, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, recalcitration, refractoriness, reluctance, remonstrance, renitence, renitency, repellence, repellency, repugnance, repulse, resistance, revolt, shuddering, stand, uncooperativeness, withstanding
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