noun (-es)
: power or inclination to withstand

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • repugnance — n 1. revulsion, repulsion, nausea, queasiness; obnoxiousness, fulsomeness, noisomeness; distaste, disrelish, disgust, offense. 2. aversion, disapprobation, opposition, objection, rejection, disapproval, disfavor, resistance; reluctance,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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