Rebarbative



[ree-bahr-buh-tiv] /riˈbɑr bə tɪv/

adjective
1.
causing annoyance, irritation, or aversion; repellent.
/rɪˈbɑːbətɪv/
adjective
1.
fearsome; forbidding
adj.

“repellent, unattractive,” 1885, from French rébarbatif (14c.), from barbe “beard,” from Latin barba (see barb (n.)).

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