Synonyms of repulsive in English:


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See UK English definition of repulsive

See Spanish definition of repulsivo


1‘Gleeson was so repulsive that surely no one would be interested in him’

revolting, disgusting, abhorrent, repellent, repugnant, offensive, objectionable, vile, foul, nasty, loathsome, sickening, nauseating, stomach-churning, stomach-turning, hateful, detestable, execrable, abominable, monstrous, appalling, reprehensible, deplorable, insufferable, intolerable, despicable, contemptible, beyond the pale, unspeakable, noxious, horrendous, heinous, atrocious, awful, terrible, dreadful, frightful, obnoxious, unsavoury, unpleasant, disagreeable, distasteful, dislikeable, off-putting, uninviting, displeasing
ugly, as ugly as sin, hideous, grotesque, gruesome, unsightly, reptilian
North American vomitous
informal ghastly, horrible, horrid, godawful, gross, putrid, sick-making, sick, yucky, icky, fugly
British informal beastly
Northern Irish informal bogging
North American informal skanky
New Zealand informal huckery
literary noisome
archaic disgustful, scurvy, loathly
rare rebarbative

delightful, pleasant, attractive