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re·pel·lent

also re·pel·lant  (rĭ-pĕl′ənt)
adj.
1. Inspiring aversion or distaste; repulsive. See Synonyms at hateful, offensive.
2. Resistant or impervious to a substance. Often used in combination: a water-repellent fabric.
3. Serving or tending to repel something, especially insects: a repellent spray.
n.
Something that repels, especially:
a. A substance used to repel insects.
b. A substance or treatment for making a fabric or surface impervious or resistant to something else.

re·pel′lence, re·pel′len·cy n.
re·pel′lent·ly adv.

repellent

or

repellant

adj
1. giving rise to disgust or aversion; distasteful or repulsive
2. driving or forcing away or back; repelling
n
3. something, esp a chemical substance, that repels: insect repellent.
4. (Textiles) a substance with which fabrics are treated to increase their resistance to water
reˈpellence, reˈpellance, reˈpellency, reˈpellancy n
reˈpellently, reˈpellantly adv

re•pel•lent

or re•pel•lant

(rɪˈpɛl ənt)

adj.
1. causing distaste or aversion; repulsive.
2. serving or tending to ward off or drive away.
3. impervious or resistant to something (often used in combination): moth-repellent.
n.
4. something that repels, as a substance that keeps away insects.
5. any solution applied to a fabric to increase its resistance to water, moths, etc.
[1635–45; < Latin repellent-, s. of repellēns, present participle of repellere. See repel, -ent]
re•pel′lent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.repellent - a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
2.repellent - a chemical substance that repels animals
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
insect repellant, insect repellent, insectifuge - a chemical substance that repels insects
3.repellent - the power to repel; "she knew many repellents to his advances"
power, powerfulness - possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"
Adj.1.repellent - serving or tending to repel; "he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful"; "I find his obsequiousness repellent"
unpleasant - disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings ; "an unpleasant personality"; "unpleasant repercussions"; "unpleasant odors"
2.repellent - highly offensiverepellent - highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench"
offensive - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"
3.repellent - incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water"
nonabsorbent, nonabsorptive - not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids)

repellent

adjective
1. disgusting, offensive, revolting, obscene, sickening, distasteful, horrid, obnoxious, repulsive, noxious, nauseating, odious, hateful, repugnant, off-putting (Brit. informal), loathsome, abhorrent, abominable, cringe-making (Brit. informal), yucky or yukky (slang), discouraging She still found the place repellent.
2. proof, resistant, repelling, impermeable a shower repellent jacket

repellent

adjective
Extremely unpleasant to the senses or feelings:
Translations
طَارِدمُنَفِّر، بَغيض، كَريه
odpudivýodpuzovač
frastødendevæmmelig
vastenmielinen
odbojan
嫌な
불쾌한
atbaidošspretīgs
odpudivý
frånstötande
ทำให้เป็นที่รังเกียจ
böcek ilâcıitici
ghê tởm

repellent

[rɪˈpelənt]
A. ADJ
1. (= disgusting) → repugnante, asqueroso
2. it is repellent to insects (= drives away) → ahuyenta los insectos
B. N (also insect repellent) → repelente m contra insectos

repellent

repellant [rɪˈpɛlənt]
adj (= disgusting) → repoussant(e)
n (= product, spray) → insectifuge m insect repellent, mosquito repellent, moth repellent

repellent

adj
repellent to waterWasser abstoßend
(= disgusting)abstoßend; sightwiderlich, abstoßend; smellekelerregend, widerlich; to be repellent to somebodyekelerregend für jdn sein, auf jdn abstoßend wirken; I find him repellentich finde ihn abstoßend
n (= insect repellent)Insektenschutzmittel nt

repellent

[rɪˈpɛlənt]
1. adj (disgusting) → ripugnante, repellente
2. n insect repellentinsettifugo
moth repellent → antitarmico

repellent

(-ənt) adjective
repulsive; causing dislike or disgust. repellent smell/behaviour.
noun
see insect repellent.

repellent

طَارِد odpudivý frastødende widerlich απωθητικός repelente vastenmielinen repoussant odbojan repellente 嫌な 불쾌한 weerzinwekkend frastøtende odpychający repugnante, repulsivo репеллент frånstötande ทำให้เป็นที่รังเกียจ itici ghê tởm 令人厌恶的

re·pel·lent

a. repelente.

repellent

n repelente m; insect — repelente de insectos