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

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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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 =… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • abhorrence — abhorrent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ inspiring disgust and loathing. DERIVATIVES abhorrence noun …   English terms dictionary

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