- The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing; as, he holds tobacco in .
- 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.
- Antony, most large in his abominations. Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra, III-vi
- A cause of pollution or wickedness.
Etymology: Old English abominacioun, -cion, Latin abominatio. See abominate
- Dutch: (een) afschuwelijk iets
- German: (die) Abscheulichkeit
- Spanish: abominación , iniquidad , maldad
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