Antonyms of adj repulsive

3 senses of repulsive

Sense 1
abhorrent, detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsive -- (offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels")

INDIRECT (VIA offensive) -> inoffensive -- (giving no offense; "a quiet inoffensive man"; "a refreshing inoffensive stimulant")

Sense 2
repulsive (prenominal) (vs. attractive) -- (possessing the ability to repel; "a repulsive force")

attractive(prenominal) (vs. repulsive) -- (having the properties of a magnet; the ability to draw or pull; "an attractive force";)

Sense 3
hideous, repulsive -- (so extremely ugly as to be terrifying; "a hideous scar"; "a repulsive mask")

INDIRECT (VIA ugly) -> beautiful -- (delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party")

Similarity of adj repulsive

3 senses of repulsive

Sense 1
abhorrent, detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsive -- (offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels")
       => offensive (vs. inoffensive) -- (unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors")

Sense 2
repulsive (prenominal) (vs. attractive) -- (possessing the ability to repel; "a repulsive force")

Sense 3
hideous, repulsive -- (so extremely ugly as to be terrifying; "a hideous scar"; "a repulsive mask")
       => ugly (vs. beautiful) -- (displeasing to the senses; "an ugly face"; "ugly furniture")

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