Definitions for abominationəˌbɒm əˈneɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•bom•i•na•tionəˌbɒm əˈneɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. something greatly disliked or abhorred.

  2. intense aversion or loathing; detestation.

  3. a vile or shameful action, condition, or habit.

Origin of abomination:

1350–1400; ME < LL

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abomination(noun)

    a person who is loathsome or disgusting

  2. abhorrence, abomination, detestation, execration, loathing, odium(noun)

    hate coupled with disgust

  3. abomination(noun)

    an action that is vicious or vile; an action that arouses disgust or abhorrence

    "his treatment of the children is an abomination"

Wiktionary

  1. abomination(Noun)

    The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing.

  2. abomination(Noun)

    That which is abominable, shamefully vile; an object or state that excites disgust and hatred; very often with religious undertones.

  3. Origin: * First attested around 1350.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abomination(noun)

    the feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing; as, he holds tobacco in abomination

  2. Abomination(noun)

    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

  3. Abomination(noun)

    a cause of pollution or wickedness

Freebase

  1. Abomination

    The Abomination is a fictional character, a supervillain that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appears in Tales to Astonish #90, and was created by writer Stan Lee and artist Gil Kane. Debuting in the Silver Age of Comic Books, the character of the Abomination has featured in other Marvel-endorsed products such as arcade and video games, animated television series, merchandise such as action figures and trading cards, and the 2008 film The Incredible Hulk. In 2009, the Abomination was ranked as IGN's 54th Greatest Comic Book Villain of All Time.


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