Word of the day

did trick

Synonyms:

beat, operate, succeed, be efficacious, have effect, acquire, benefit, carry off, come off, conquer.
View More

Language:

English - United States Change

Enter your text below and click here for spell checking

Spell check of Repelled

Spellweb is your one-stop resource for definitions, synonyms and correct spelling for English words, such as Repelled. On this page you can see how to spell Repelled. Also, for some words, you can find their definitions, list of synonyms, as well as list of common misspellings.

Loading...
Correct spelling:
Repelled
Definition:
of Repel

Synonyms:

adjective
frightened
horrified.
verb
displeased
aggrieved, angered, annoyed, bothered, disappointed, disgusted, displeased, disturbed, irritated, offended, provoked, riled, shocked, Grated, Jarred, Scandalized.
opposed
checked, crossed, disputed, impeded, inhibited, obstructed, opposed, oppressed, repressed, suppressed, Antagonized, Challenged, Defied, Disagreed, Fought, Hindered, Intercepted, Interfered, Meddled, Objected, Rebuffed, Repulsed, Resisted, Conflicted, Confronted, Contradicted, Counteracted, Protested, countered, counterattacked.
repulsed
rejected, spurned, Snubbed, brushed off, cold-shouldered.
resisted
Withstood, stood fast, stood firm.
Examples of usage:
  1. By no aspect of his age was Lucretius more repelled than by this. – The Roman Poets of the Republic by W. Y. Sellar
  2. He knew she was homesick and it was natural that she should be; and he knew, too, that, as she said, they were " so different," and though on this point he could not fully appreciate her feelings he was sorry for her, and he soothed her aching head, and kissed her forehead, and told her she was tired; she would feel better by and by, and get accustomed to their ways, and when, as he said this, he felt the shiver with which she repelled the assertion, he repressed his inclination to tell her that she could at least conceal her aversion to whatever was disagreeable, and kissing her again, bade her lie down and try to sleep, as that would help her sooner than anything else, unless it were a cup of sage tea, such as his mother used to make for him when his head was aching. – Ethelyn's Mistake by Mary Jane Holmes
  3. She knew that Andreas had joined the Christians; she had made him tell her much about his faith; still, as the daughter and wife of artists, she was firmly attached to the old gods, and could only regard the Christian doctrine as a new system of philosophy in which many things attracted her, but many, on the other hand, repelled her. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  4. Something drew each to each, something repelled each from each. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  5. But, notwithstanding her words, she had regained her power and presence of mind, and she repelled him. – The New Rector by Stanley J. Weyman

Alphabet:

X