Nasty and Repulsive


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Nasty adjective – Arousing or deserving of one's loathing and disgust.
Usage example: fortunately, the story's nasty characters are balanced by some truly good people

Repulsive is a synonym for nasty in like topic. In some cases you can use "Repulsive" instead an adjective "Nasty", when it comes to topics like unpleasant, disgusting. popular alternative
Nearby Word: nastily
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Repulsive adjective – Causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment.
Usage example: a repulsive display of shameless flattery that made the embarrassed actor wrinkle his nose in disgust

Nasty is a synonym for repulsive in like topic. You can use "Nasty" instead the word "Repulsive" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as offensive, revolting. popular alternative
Nearby Words: repulse, repugnant, repulsed, repulsion, repulsing
Synonyms for Repulsive

Things that words describes

character nasty character repulsive character
man nasty man repulsive man
people nasty people repulsive people
creature nasty creature repulsive creature
Other nouns: form, effect, way, example, characters, personality, effects, villain, bits, creatures, villains.

Both words in one sentence

  • Prison Rape A particularly nasty version of prison rape plays a significant part in the brilliant and repulsive short story I Am Infinite, I Contain Multitudes, by Douglas Clegg.
    Source: Prison Rape
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