Repugnant vs Disgraceful - What's the difference?

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Repugnant is a related term of disgraceful.


As adjectives the difference between repugnant and disgraceful

is that repugnant is repugnant while disgraceful is bringing or warranting disgrace; shameful.

As a verb repugnant

is .

repugnant

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Offensive or repulsive; arousing disgust or aversion.
  • (legal) Opposed or in conflict.
  • Usage notes

    * Nouns to which "repugnant" is often applied: act, nature, behavior, practice, character, thing, crime.

    disgraceful

    English

    Alternative forms

    * disgracefull (archaic)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Bringing or warranting disgrace; shameful.
  • *
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  • Giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation.