Repugnant vs Hateful - What's the difference?

repugnant | hateful |


As adjectives the difference between repugnant and hateful

is that repugnant is repugnant while hateful is evoking a feeling of hatred.

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.

    hateful

    English

    Alternative forms

    * hatefull

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Evoking a feeling of hatred.
  • Dislikeable.
  • Full of hatred.
  • Derived terms

    * hatefully * hatefulness

    Antonyms

    * loveful