Synonyms of repulsive in English:


See definition of repulsive


1‘Gleeson was so repulsive that surely no one would be interested in him’


revolting, disgusting, abhorrent, repellent, repugnant, offensive, objectionable, vile, foul, nasty, loathsome, sickening, nauseating, stomach-churning, stomach-turning, hateful, detestable, execrable, abominable, monstrous, appalling, reprehensible, deplorable, insufferable, intolerable, despicable, contemptible, beyond the pale, unspeakable, noxious, horrendous, heinous, atrocious, awful, terrible, dreadful, frightful, obnoxious, unsavoury, unpleasant, disagreeable, distasteful, dislikeable, off-putting, uninviting, displeasing

ugly, as ugly as sin, hideous, grotesque, gruesome, unsightly, reptilian

North American vomitous

informal ghastly, horrible, horrid, God-awful, gross, putrid, sick-making, sick, yucky, icky, fugly

British informal beastly

Northern Irish informal bogging

North American informal skanky

NZ informal huckery

literary noisome

archaic disgustful, scurvy, loathly

rare rebarbative


delightful, pleasant, attractive