Definitions for abhorrentæbˈhɔr ənt, -ˈhɒr-
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abhorrent, detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsive(adj)
offensive to the mind
"an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"
strongly opposed to, as, abhorrent thoughts.
Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing.
Contrary; discordant; inconsistent.
Detestable or repugnant.
Origin: From abhorrens, present active participle of abhorreo. See abhor
abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts
contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed by to
Origin: [L. abhorens, -rentis, p. pr. of abhorrere.]
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It is abhorrent, it does not represent the religion in any shape or form or any of the teachings.
This murder is probably the most abhorrent, cowardly, unfathomable crime I've witnessed in 35 years.
There's nothing in this world more instinctively abhorrent to me than finding myself in agreement with my fellow-humans.
There's nothing is this world more instinctively abhorrent to me than finding myself in agreement with my fellow-humans.
ISIL is a hateful and abhorrent terrorist group whose actions stand in stark contrast to the spirit of people like Kayla.
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