About The Word Abomination

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Abomination

Abomination Meaning & Definition
Abomination Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abomination?

[n] an action that is vicious or vile; an action that arouses disgust or abhorence; "his treatment of the children is an abomination"
[n] hate coupled with disgust
[n] a person who is loathsome or disgusting

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abomination: abhorrence | detestation | execration | loathing | odium

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abomination: abhorrence | allergy | anathema | Anglophobia | annoyance | antagonism | antipathy | anti-Semitism | atrocity | aversion | bad | bane | befoulment | besmirchment | bete noire | bigotry | blight | bogey | bugaboo | bugbear | cold sweat | contamination | contempt | corruption | creeping flesh | crying evil | damage | defilement | desecration | despite | despitefulness | despoliation | destruction | detestation | detriment | dirtying | disdain | disfavor | disgrace | disgust | dislike | disrelish | distaste | enmity | error | evil | execration | grievance | harm | hate | hatred | havoc | horror | hostility | hurt | ignominy | ill | incubus | infamy | infection | iniquity | injury | knavery | loathing | malevolence | malice | malignity | misandry | misanthropy | mischief | misogyny | mortal horror | nausea | obliquity | odium | outrage | peccancy | peeve | pest | pet peeve | phobia | pity | plague | poison | pollution | profanation | race hatred | racism | reprobacy | repugnance | repulsion | revulsion | ritual uncleanness | Russophobia | sacrilege | scandal | scorn | shame | shuddering | sin | soiling | spite | spitefulness | terrible thing | the worst | toxin | trial | venom | vexation | vials of hate | vials of wrath | villainy | violation | woe | wrong | xenophobia

See Also | disgust | evildoing | hate | hatred | human | individual | mortal | person | somebody | someone | soul | transgression

Abomination In Webster's Dictionary

\A*bom`i*na"tion\, n. [OE. abominacioun, -cion, F. abominatio. See {Abominate}.] 1. The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing; as, he holds tobacco in abomination. 2. That which is abominable; anything hateful, wicked, or shamefully vile; an object or state that excites disgust and hatred; a hateful or shameful vice; pollution. Antony, most large in his abominations. --Shak. 3. A cause of pollution or wickedness. Syn: Detestation; loathing; abhorrence; disgust; aversion; loathsomeness; odiousness. --Sir W. Scott.

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