Abhorrent Definition

ăb-hôrənt, -hŏr-
adjective
Causing disgust, hatred, etc.; detestable.
An abhorrent crime.
Webster's New World
Disgusting, loathsome, or repellent.
American Heritage
Feeling abhorrence.
Webster's New World
Opposed or contrary (to)
Abhorrent to his principles.
Webster's New World
(archaic) Inconsistent with; far removed from; strongly opposed to, as, abhorrent thoughts. [Late 16th century.]
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Origin of Abhorrent

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

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