Abhorrence definition

ăb-hôrəns, -hŏr-
One that is disgusting, loathsome, or repellent.
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An abhorring; loathing; detestation.
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A feeling of repugnance or loathing.
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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.

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Something abhorred; something repugnant.
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Extreme aversion or detestation; the feeling of utter dislike or loathing. [Mid 17th century.]
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A person or thing that is loathsome; a detested thing. [Mid 18th century.]
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
abhorrence
Plural:
abhorrences

Origin of abhorrence

  • abhor +‎ -ence

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