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Definition of Repelled

Repelled

  1. of Repel

Repelled Quotations

For a long time, I felt instinctively irritated - sometimes repelled - by scientific friends' automatic use of the word 'mechanism' for automatic bodily processes. A machine was man-made; it was not a sentient being; a man was not a machine.
A. S. Byatt

Many people believe that they are attracted by God, or by Nature, when they are only repelled by man.
William Ralph Inge

The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.
John Kenneth Galbraith

I was as repelled by the French as I was attracted by their country.
Margaret Anderson

Now they're attracted to one another, but repelled by their ethnic origins, so that there was something to overcome. They had to overcome their own prejudices, which had been imposed by the culture - their own shame at being Mexican and Italian.
Robert Towne
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