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A bad feeling (pathos) "is a disturbance of the mind repugnant to Reason, and against Nature." See also Herbert, Frank (October 6, 2005) "Impossible, Ridiculous, repugnant.” New York Times.

He awards four stars to films of the highest quality, and generally a half star to those of the
briefly) finding Douglas "insensitive to the moral repugnance of slavery" or even "proslavery".

Gun violence This page is not suitable for young children Spree killings make the headlines but the understandable outbursts of repugnance and anger do little to identify the causes of violence.

This sort of repugnance is almost unknown with us.

So at one level, in the general repugnance elicited, we have a close convergence between men's condemnatory attitudes to the portrayal of violence against women and those of the women we had previously studied.

Those whose lives claim greater significance than his are dismissed with moral repugnance - Napoleon, for killing thousands - or just aesthetic disdain - Byron and Shelley, "not a decent crease between them." He could not help regarding my exclamation as a presumption of my guilt, and said, in rather a severe tone --"I should have thought, young man, that the presence of your father would have been welcome instead of inspiring such violent repugnance." The duties of an hospital orderly are frequently distasteful to them; and the low rate of pay, 4d a day, is not sufficient inducement to them to overcome their repugnance.

EXPLANATION: Doing Wudhu from a metal or plastic container of water is correct without any element of repugnance. 4. Not to seek anyone's help in doing Wudhu.

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