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Abhorrent

Abhorrent Meaning & Definition
Abhorrent Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abhorrent?

[adj] offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abhorrent: detestable | obscene | offensive | repugnant | repulsive

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abhorrent: abominable | antipathetic | averse to | base | beastly | below contempt | beneath contempt | contemptible | crude | despicable | detestable | disgusted | disgusting | dislikable | displeasing | distasteful | execrable | fetid | forbidding | foul | fulsome | gross | hateful | hating | heinous | horrid | ignoble | intolerable | invidious | loathing | loathsome | malodorous | mephitic | miasmal | miasmic | mislikable | nasty | nauseating | noisome | noxious | objectionable | obnoxious | obscene | odious | offensive | rebarbative | repellent | repugnant | repulsive | revolting | revulsive | sickening | stinking | uncongenial | uninviting | unlikable | unlovable | unpleasant | unsympathetic | vile

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Abhorrent In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab*hor"rent\, a. [L. abhorens, -rentis, p. pr. of abhorrere.] 1. Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts. The persons most abhorrent from blood and treason. --Burke. The arts of pleasure in despotic courts I spurn abhorrent. --Clover. 2. Contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed by to. ``Injudicious profanation, so abhorrent to our stricter principles.'' --Gibbon. 3. Detestable. ``Pride, abhorrent as it is.'' --I. Taylor.

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