Definitions for abominateəˈbɒm əˌneɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•bom•i•nateəˈbɒm əˌneɪt(v.t.)-nat•ed, -nat•ing.

  1. to regard with intense aversion or loathing; abhor.

  2. to feel distaste for; dislike.

Origin of abominate:

1840–50; < L abōminātus loathed, ptp. of abōminārī. See abominable , -ate1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. abhor, loathe, abominate, execrate(verb)

    find repugnant

    "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"


  1. abominate(Verb)

    To feel disgust towards; to abhor; to loathe or detest thoroughly; to hate in the highest degree, as if with religious dread.

  2. abominate(Adjective)

    Abominable; detested

  3. Origin: * First attested in 1644.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abominate(verb)

    to turn from as ill-omened; to hate in the highest degree, as if with religious dread; loathe; as, to abominate all impiety

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to detest

He abominates cruelty.

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