Re*pug"na*ble(r?-p?g"n?-b'l), a. Capable of being repugned or resisted. [R.] Sir T. North.
Re*pug"nan*cy(-nan-s?), } n. [F. rpugnance, L. repugnantia.] The state or condition of being repugnant; opposition; contrariety; especially, a strong instinctive antagonism; aversion; reluctance; unwillingness, as of mind, passions, principles, qualities, and the like.
That which causes us to lose most of our time is the repugnance which we naturally have to labor.Dryden.
Let the foes quietly cut their throats,Shak.
Syn. -- Aversion; reluctance; unwillingness; dislike; antipathy; hatred; hostility; irreconcilableness; contrariety; inconsistency. See Dislike.
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