Repugnance

Definition of Repugnance

Re`pug´nance   Pronunciation: ~nans
n.1.The state or condition of being repugnant; opposition; contrariety; especially, a strong instinctive antagonism; aversion; reluctance; unwillingness, as of mind, passions, principles, qualities, and the like.
That which causes us to lose most of our time is the repugnance which we naturally have to labor.
- Dryden.

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