1. 1. arousing intense distaste or disgust. "a repulsive smell"
o revolting, disgusting, abhorrent, repellent, repugnant, offensive,objectionable, vile, foul,
o nasty, loathsome, sickening, nauseating,hateful, detestable, execrable, abominable,
o monstrous, noxious,horrendous, awful, terrible, dreadful, frightful, obnoxious, unsavoury,
o unpleasant, disagreeable, distasteful
2. 2. of or relating to repulsion between physicalobjects.