Complete Definition of "abhorrent"

English

Etymology
Latin abhorens, abhorentis, present participle of abhorrere.

Adjective
abhorrent

  1. abhor|Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts.

#* The persons most abhorrent from blood and treason - Burke
#* The arts of pleasure in despotic courts I spurn abhorrent - Clover

  1. Contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed by to.

#* Injudicious profanation, so abhorrent to our stricter principles. -- Gibbon

  1. detestable|Detestable

#* Pride, abhorrent as it is - I. Taylor

Related terms
abhor
abhorred
abhorrence
abhorrency
abhorrently
abhorrer
abhorrible
abhorring

Translations
French: répugnant
German: verabscheuungswürdig
Ido: abomininda, odiinda
Interlingua: abhorrente, repugnante
Italian: ripugnante
Norwegian: avskyelig, vemmelig
Spanish: repugnante

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ttbc|Vietnamese: ghê tá»m, Äáng ghét, trái vá»i, mâu thuẫn vá»i, không hợp vá»i, ghét cay ghét Äắng

Shorthand

Gregg (Version: Centennial, Series 90, DJS,Simplified,Anniversary): a - b - [dot] o - r - e - nt

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