abhorrence

  • 1 Abhorrence — …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2 Abhorrence — Ab*hor rence, n. Extreme hatred or detestation; the feeling of utter dislike. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 abhorrence — index alienation (estrangement), contempt (disdain), disapprobation, disapproval, disdain, hatred …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 abhorrence — (n.) 1650s; see ABHORRENT (Cf. abhorrent) + ENCE (Cf. ence) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 abhorrence — detestation, loathing, abomination, hatred, hate (see under HATE vb) Analogous words: distaste, repugnance, repellency (see corresponding adjectives at REPUGNANT): horror, dismay (see FEAR) Antonyms: admiration: enjoyment Contrasted words: esteem …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 abhorrence — [n] disgust detestation, enmity, hate, hatred, horror, loathing, malice, odium, repugnance, revulsion; concepts 410,720 …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 abhorrence — [abhôr′əns, abhär′əns] n. 1. an abhorring; loathing; detestation 2. something abhorred; something repugnant SYN. AVERSION …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Abhorrence — Infobox musical artist Name = Abhorrence Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Yes Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Finland Genre = Death metal Years active = 1989 1990 Label = Seraphic Decay Records Associated acts = Amorphis URL =… …

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  • 9 abhorrence — [[t]æbhɒ̱rəns, AM hɔ͟ːr [/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu with supp, oft poss N, N of n Someone s abhorrence of something is their strong hatred of it. [FORMAL] They are anxious to show their abhorrence of racism. Syn: hatred …

    English dictionary

  • 10 abhorrence — abhorrent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ inspiring disgust and loathing. DERIVATIVES abhorrence noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 abhorrence — noun Date: 1660 1. a. the act or state of abhorring b. the feeling of one who abhors 2. one that is abhorred …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 abhorrence — /ab hawr euhns, hor /, n. 1. a feeling of extreme repugnance or aversion; utter loathing; abomination. 2. something or someone extremely repugnant or loathsome. [1650 60; ABHORR(ENT) + ENCE] Syn. 1. execration, detestation. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 13 abhorrence — noun a) Extreme aversion or detestation; the feeling of utter dislike. b) A person or thing that is loathsome. See Also: abhor, abhorred, abh …

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  • 14 abhorrence — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. hatred, loathing, aversion, repugnance; see aversion , hatred 1 . See Synonym Study at aversion . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. An object of extreme dislike: abomination, anathema, aversion, bete noire, bugbear,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 abhorrence — ab|hor|rence [əbˈhɔrəns US ˈho:r ] n [U] formal a deep feeling of hatred towards something …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 abhorrence — ab|hor|rence [ əb hɔrəns ] noun uncount FORMAL the feeling that you have when something offends you a lot or you think it is immoral …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 abhorrence — abhor·rence || É™b hÉ’rÉ™ns n. disgust, repugnance, loathing, hate …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 abhorrence — n. Abomination, horror, detestation, hatred, loathing, disgust, antipathy, aversion …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 abhorrence — noun (U) formal a deep feeling of hatred towards something …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 abhorrence — n 1. loathing, abominating, execration, hatred, hate, detestation, odium; repugnance, aversion, hostility, enmity, animosity, animus, antipathy; horror, revulsion, disgust, noisomeness. 2. disdain, scorn, contempt …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder


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