Abominating
Abominate A*bom"i*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abominated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abominating}.] [L. abominatus, p. p. or abominari to deprecate as ominous, to abhor, to curse; ab + omen a foreboding. See {Omen}.] To turn from as ill-omened; to hate in the highest degree, as if with religious dread; loathe; as, to abominate all impiety. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To hate; abhor; loathe; detest. See {Hate}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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