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REPUGNANT Definition & Legal Meaning

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That which is contrary to what is stated before, or insensible. A repugnant condition is void. Repntatio est vulgaris opinio nhi non est Veritas. Et vulgaris opinio est duplex, sell.: Opinio vulgaris orta inter graves et discretos homines, et quae vnltum veritatis habet; et opinio tan- tum orta inter leves et vnlgares homines, absque specie veritatis. Reputation is common opinion where there is not truth. And common opinion is of two kinds, to- wit: Common reputation arising among grave and sensible men, and which has the appearance of truth; and mere opinion arising among foolish and ignorant men, without any appearance of truth. 4 Coke, 107.


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