from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Causing abhorrence or disgust. synonym: offensive.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Given to revolt or sedition; rebellious.
- Causing abhorrence or extreme disgust; shocking; repulsive.
- Synonyms Disgusting, nauseating, offensive, abominable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Causing abhorrence mixed with disgust; exciting extreme repugnance; loathsome.
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- verb Present participle of
- noun The action of the verb to revolt in the "disgust or repel" sense only. A
revolutionis the only noun form for an anti-government uprising.
- adjective That which revolts or is repelling.
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- adjective highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust
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Is the revolting mainstream media really \'revolting\ '?'
The only thing revolting is his aversion to the truth and the tactics he and his wife are employing to destroy it. tj
So Bill calling himself revolting is interresting.
The only thing revolting is the comments coming out of the Clintons campaign
Taylor described in revolting detail the unsanitary conditions of life in the city streets.
Consider these options in revolting against this Corrupt Corporate America (Government):
While there was, as there still is, a harsh asceticism which is hostile to the other sex, it is of much interest to see that there was also a romantic asceticism which, while revolting from the sensuality of its pagan contemporaries, did not entirely prohibit the charms and pleasures of mutual companionship.
One day a young man of sympathetic appearance, whom I did not know and who brought no credentials, called on me in St. Petersburg and suggested to me that I might make public through the English Press what he described as a revolting act of tyranny and cruelty committed by General
Russia Donald Mackenzie Wallace 1880
Greeks that are preserved there he calls revolting images by which Satan ensnares the souls of Christian men.
Homo Sum — Volume 02 Georg Ebers 1867
But he withstood me more and more violently, saying that Polykarp's works were to adorn no sacred place, but the Caesareum, and that to him is nothing but a heathen edifice, and the noble works of the Greeks that are preserved there he calls revolting images by which Satan ensnares the souls of Christian men.
Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works Georg Ebers 1867