n. sudden strong change or reaction in feeling, especially a feeling of violent disgust
The dreadful events of 11th September have filled people throughout the world with a revulsion for terrorism, whatever its aims.
Sentence in Classic:
There was evidently coming over him that revulsion that would make him look upon death as the goal of his desires, as happiness.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He walked up one street, and down another, until exercise had abated the first passion of his grief; and then the revulsion of feeling made him thirsty.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
She looked down at the body again and now revulsion came over her as her rage and fright melted away, and her knees began to quiver with the reaction.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
She had a revulsion against the whole affair, and almost envied the Guthrie girls their gawky inexperience and crude maidenliness.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
On the contrary, as a family there was a duty to swallow any revulsion for him and to be patient, just to be patient.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka Context