Attractive and Repellent


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Attractive adjective – Having an often mysterious or magical power to attract.
Usage example: world travel has always been very attractive to me

Repellent is an antonym for attractive in appealing topic.
Nearby Words: attract, attraction, attractiveness, attracted, attractively
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Repellent adjective – Causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment.
Usage example: your snobbish behavior towards my friends is so repellent I can't stand to be around you anymore

Attractive is an antonym for repellent.
Nearby Words: repelled, repelling
Antonyms for Repellent
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Things that words describes

man attractive man repellent man
trait attractive trait repellent trait
appearance attractive appearance repellent appearance
form attractive form repellent form
Other nouns: traits, looks.

Both words in one sentence

  • One Cracked article (here) consists of an informal social experiment, in which the author set up a fictional dating profile for a thoroughly repellent, morally bankrupt (but very attractive) woman and observes how many men will overlook her numerous very obvious character flaws nevertheless.
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Repellent and Attractive. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 25, from
Attractive & Repellent. N.p., 2016. Web. 25 Nov. 2020. <>.
Repellent or Attractive. 2016. Accessed November 25, 2020.

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