Synonyms for repellant

Synonyms for (noun) repellant

Synonyms: repellant, repellent

Definition: the power to repel

Usage: she knew many repellents to his advances

Similar words: power, powerfulness

Definition: possession of controlling influence

Usage: the deterrent power of nuclear weapons; the power of his love saved her; his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade


Synonyms: repellant, repellent

Definition: a chemical substance that repels animals

Similar words: compound, chemical compound

Definition: (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight


Synonyms: repellant, repellent

Definition: a compound with which fabrics are treated to repel water

Similar words: compound, chemical compound

Definition: (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight

Synonyms for (adjective) repellant

Synonyms: disgustful, disgusting, distasteful, repellant, repellent, repelling, revolting, wicked, yucky, foul, loathly, loathsome, skanky

Definition: highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust

Usage: a disgusting smell; distasteful language; a loathsome disease; the idea of eating meat is repellent to me; revolting food; a wicked stench

Similar words: offensive

Definition: unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses

Usage: offensive odors


Synonyms: rebarbative, repellant, repellent

Definition: serving or tending to repel

Usage: he became rebarbative and prickly and spiteful; I find his obsequiousness repellent

Similar words: unpleasant

Definition: disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings

Usage: an unpleasant personality; unpleasant repercussions; unpleasant odors