Abhorrent Definition

ăb-hôrənt, -hŏr-
Disgusting, loathsome, or repellent.
American Heritage
Causing disgust, hatred, etc.; detestable.
An abhorrent crime.
Webster's New World
Feeling repugnance or loathing.
American Heritage
Feeling abhorrence.
Webster's New World
Opposed or contrary (to)
Abhorrent to his principles.
Webster's New World

Origin of Abhorrent

  • From Latin abhorrēns, present active participle of abhorreō (“abhor”). See abhor

    From Wiktionary

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