The definition of abominate means to hate or have contempt for something.
An example abominate would be a situation in which someone intensely dislikes brussel sprouts.
To detest thoroughly; abhor.
To feel hatred and disgust for; loathe.
To dislike very much.
(colloquial) To dislike stongly. [First attested in the late 19th century.]
Origin of abominate
- Latin abōminārī abōmināt- to deprecate as a bad omen ab- away ab–1 ōmen omen
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition