Definition of revulse in English:

revulse

verb

  • 1with object Medicine. To withdraw (humours, blood, etc.) from a part of the body by revulsion. Compare "revel". Now historical and rare.

  • 2with object To cause (a person) to feel disgust or revulsion; = "revolt".

Origin

Mid 17th century. From classical Latin revuls-, past participial stem of revellere, after revulsion.

Pronunciation

revulse

/rɪˈvʌls/