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Noun: repulsion  ri'púl-shun
  1. The force by which bodies repel one another
    - repulsive force
  2. Intense aversion
    - repugnance, revulsion, horror
  3. The act of repulsing or repelling an attack; a successful defensive stand
    - standoff

Derived forms: repulsions

See also: repulsive

Type of: disgust, force, stand

Antonym: attraction

Encyclopedia: Repulsion