Pronunciation: (ri-pul'shun), [key]
1. the act of repulsing or the state of being repulsed.
2. the feeling of being repelled, as by the thought or presence of something; distaste, repugnance, or aversion.
3. Physics.the force that acts between bodies of like electric charge or magnetic polarity, tending to separate them.
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