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Adjective repellent has 3 senses
- rebarbative, repellent, repellant - serving or tending to repel; "he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful"; "I find his obsequiousness repellent"
Antonym: pleasant (indirect, via unpleasant)
- disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky - 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"
Antonym: inoffensive (indirect, via offensive)
- repellent, resistant - incapable of absorbing or mixing with; "a water-repellent fabric"; "plastic highly resistant to steam and water"
Antonyms: absorbent, absorptive (indirect, via nonabsorbent)