Abomination 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. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

Antony, most large in his abominations. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. A cause of pollution or wickedness. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Detestation; loathing; abhorrence; disgust; aversion; loathsomeness; odiousness. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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