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Webster 1913 Edition


Revolting

Re-volt′ing

,
Adj.
Causing abhorrence mixed with disgust; exciting extreme repugnance; loathsome;
as,
revolting
cruelty
.
Re-volt′ing-ly
,
adv.

Webster 1828 Edition


Revolting

REVOLT'ING

,
ppr.
1.
Changing sides; deserting.
2.
Disclaiming allegiance and subjection to a prince or state.
3.
Rejecting the authority of God.
4.
a. Doing violence, as to the feelings; exciting abhorrence.

Definition 2021


revolting

revolting

English

Verb

revolting

  1. present participle of revolt
    The peasants are revolting!

Noun

revolting (countable and uncountable, plural revoltings)

  1. revolution (The action of the verb to revolt)
    • 1837, The American Biblical Repository (volume 9, page 316)
      Yet revoltings of the soul would attend this violence to nature, this abuse of physical and intellectual energy, while the beauty of social order would be defaced, and the fountains of earth's felicity broken up.

Adjective

revolting (comparative more revolting, superlative most revolting)

  1. repulsive, disgusting
    The most revolting smell was coming from the drains.

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