- The definition of abhorrence is a feeling of extreme hate or repulsion.
An example of abhorrence would be the feeling that members of Green Peace have about the slaughter of whales.
abhorrence definition by Webster's New World
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- an abhorring; loathing; detestation
- something abhorred; something repugnant
abhorrence definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- One that is disgusting, loathsome, or repellent.
- A feeling of repugnance or loathing.