- an abominating; great hatred and disgust; loathing
- anything hateful and disgusting
- Abomination is defined as something or someone that is hated.
An example of abomination is a serial killer.
- The definition of an abomination is the feeling of extreme hatred and disgust.
An example of abomination would be the feelings of followers of the Pro-Life movement towards abortion.
- Abomination is defined as an action that is disgusting or shameful.
An example of an abomination is the abuse of animals.
- Abhorrence; disgust.
- A cause of abhorrence or disgust.
- An abominable act; a disgusting vice; a despicable habit. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]
- The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
- That which is abominable, shamefully vile; an object that excites disgust and hatred; very often with religious undertones. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
- He thinks "PJ's are an abomination" and prefers to sleep in the nude.
- In Zoroaster's eyes this is an abomination: for the cow is a gift of Ormazd to man, and the religion of Mazda protects the sacred animal.
- This second writer singles out three of the Maccabean priest kings for attack, the first of whom he charges with every abomination; the people itself, he declares, is apostate, and chastisement will follow speedily - the temple will be laid waste, the nation carried afresh into captivity, whence, on their repentance, God will restore them again to their own land, where they shall enjoy the blessedness of God's presence and be ruled by a Messiah sprung from Judah.
- In December 168 sacrifice was offered to Zeus upon an idol altar (" the abomination of desolation," Dan.
- To the minority of strict Jews he was therefore " the abomination of desolation standing where he ought not "; but the majority he carried with him and, when he was dying (165 B.C.) during his eastern campaigns, he wrote to the loyal Jews as their fellow citizen and general, exhorting them to preserve their present goodwill towards him and his son, on the ground that his son would continue his policy in gentleness and kindness, and so maintain friendly relations with them (2 Macc. ix.).