repugnancy


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re·pug·nan·cy

 (rĭ-pŭg′nən-sē)
n. pl. re·pug·nan·cies
Repugnance.
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Its repugnancy to an adequate supply of the national exigencies has been already pointed out, and has sufficiently appeared from the trial which has been made of it.
The repugnancy of the act forced an agitated High Court Judge, holding the nauseating photo of the killing scene aloft, to give vent to his ire thus: Look what has been done to a young man.
Prior to then, Africa, which had its own legal system, had it systematically denounced through Britain's introduction of what it called the repugnancy test which claims that African customary law was only allowed if it was not repugnant to natural justice, equity and good conscience; the standard of England
Antimarket bias as conceptualized here is related to the argument by Antoine Beretti, Charles Figuieres, and Gilles Grolleau (2013) that monetary incentives create repugnancy costs.
By fertilizing the area, the chickens protect the soil from the bitterness that creates a repugnancy zone around cow dung.
342, 363 (1842) (" [T] here must be a positive repugnancy between the provisions of the new laws, and those of the old; and even then the old law is repealed by implication only pro tanto, to the extent of the repugnancy.
However, while the Oglala are not bound by an identical repugnancy doctrine, they are still bound to federal law via the plenary power doctrine.
It is a final aim sought by the United States to store up the international repugnancy towards the DPRK.
It can be of no weight to say that the courts, on the pretense of a repugnancy, may substitute their own pleasure to the constitutional intentions of the legislature.
Specifically, this paper attributes to him the following three theses: (1) the mind-body distinction is nominal; (2) there is no metaphysical repugnancy between them; and (3) their common ground--namely, substratum--can be characterized only in terms of its functional role.
constitutional] repugnancy, may substitute their own pleasure to
That where this repugnancy exists, that authority which is supreme must control, not yield to that over which it is supreme.