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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
repellent
Definition:
Serving or tending to repel.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
repellent, resistant.
despicable
contemptible, despicable, low, mean, vile, loathsome, offensive, reprehensible, repulsive, revolting.
disagreeable
unhappy, unpalatable, dragger, painer.
evil
abominable, atrocious, bad, baneful, calamitous, damnable, destructive, detrimental, disgraceful, evil, foul, heinous, loathsome, monstrous, nefarious, offensive, reprehensible, revolting, sinful, sinister, terrible, wicked, hideous, repugnant, repulsive.
hateful
loathsome, uncool, shuddersome.
insusceptible
proofer.
objectionable
objectionable.
obscene
scatologic, porno.
offensive
embarrassing, offensive.
repulsive
awful, odious, rebarbative, repugnant, off-putting.
resistant
resistant, oppositional, insusceptible, repulsive, resistive, unsusceptible.
revolting
foul, hateful, loathsome, nauseating, offensive, repelling, repulsive, sickening.
sullen
grim.
ugly
abhorrent, disagreeable, disfigured, displeasing, grotesque, hideous, homely, inelegant, odious, plain, repugnant, repulsive, shapeless, ugly, unaesthetic, unappealing, unattractive, undesirable, unlovely, unpleasant, unpleasing, unsightly, Ill-looking, low-down, lowdown.
unresponsive
frigid.
unsavory
no good.
unspeakable
unspeakable, indefinable, inexpressible, unutterable, Incommunicable, undescribable, beyond words.
unwelcome
unwelcome, undesired, unwished-for, excess baggage, left out in cold, not in the picture.
unwished-for
unwished for.
wicked
reprobate.
noun
repellent
disgustful, disgusting, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, nonabsorbent, nonabsorptive, offensive, rebarbative, repellant, repelling, resistant, revolting, skanky, unpleasant, wicked, yucky.
unwelcome
inhospitableness, ungraciousness, unwelcomeness.
verb
dirty
squalid.
Examples of usage:
  1. About her mouth and eyes there was a repellent expression. – The Girl of the Golden West by David Belasco
  2. I had never before beheld anywhere such a magnificently repellent specimen of womanhood. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  3. As they had entered in a humour keyed to the highest pitch of gaiety consistent with good breeding, so with more half- stifled laughter they settled into chairs well apart from all others but, as it happened, in a direct line between Lanyard and the man whose repellent cast of countenance had first taken his interest. – Red Masquerade by Louis Joseph Vance
  4. In spite of her repellent air, he persisted, " She's a pretty sick woman, isn't she?" – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  5. I want to tell you- I- He's not repellent. – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young

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