Offensive and Repulsive


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Offensive adjective – Causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment.
Usage example: the smell of rotting food is quite offensive

Repulsive is a synonym for offensive in like topic. In some cases you can use "Repulsive" instead an adjective "Offensive", when it comes to topics like rank, disrespectful, unpleasant, disgusting. popular alternative
Nearby Words: offend, offence, offensively
Synonyms for Offensive


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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

Offensive is a synonym for repulsive in disgusting topic. You can use "Offensive" instead an adjective "Repulsive", if it concerns topics such as like, property, rank, displeasing. popular alternative
Nearby Words: repulse, repugnant, repulsed, repulsion, repulsing
Synonyms for Repulsive

Things that words describes

force offensive force repulsive force
nature offensive nature repulsive nature
way offensive way repulsive way
characters offensive characters repulsive characters
Other nouns: effects, nothing, stereotype, skills, remarks.
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Repulsive or Offensive. 2016. Accessed January 23, 2021.

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