What does the word revulsion mean?

Usage examples for revulsion

  1. Sadie's first remark caused a sudden revulsion of feeling. – Ester Ried by Pansy (aka. Isabella M. Alden)
  2. The next moment, with a sudden revulsion of feeling, she had thrown herself at his feet,- at the feet of a negro, this proud white woman,- and was clasping his knees wildly. – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
  3. For an instant a flood of revulsion had overpowered her; but now it was all gone. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker