Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Repugnant (Page: 1223)

Re*pug"nant (-nant), a. [F. répugnant, or L. repugnans, -antis, p. pr. of repugnare. See Repugn.] 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.