Abhor Definition

ăb-hôr
abhorred, abhorring, abhors
verb
abhorred, abhorring, abhors
To shrink from in disgust, hatred, etc.; detest.
Webster's New World
The definition of abhor is to really hate something or someone.
An example of abhor is an animal right's activists feelings about hunting.
YourDictionary
To turn aside or avoid; to keep away from; to reject.
Wiktionary
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Which is utterly abhorring from the end of all law.
Wiktionary

Origin of Abhor

  • First attested in 1449, from Middle English abhorren, from Latin abhorreō (“shrink away from in horror”), from ab (“from”) + horreō (“stand aghast, bristle with fear”). Cognate with French abhorrer, Occitan aborrir.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English abhorren from Latin abhorrēre to shrink from ab- from ab–1 horrēre to shudder

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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