What does abhorrent mean?

Definitions for abhorrent
æbˈhɔr ənt, -ˈhɒr-ab·hor·rent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. abhorrent(Adjective)

    strongly opposed to, as, abhorrent thoughts.

    Etymology: From abhorrens, present active participle of abhorreo. See abhor

  2. abhorrent(Adjective)

    Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing.

    Etymology: From abhorrens, present active participle of abhorreo. See abhor

  3. abhorrent(Adjective)

    Contrary; discordant; inconsistent.

    Etymology: From abhorrens, present active participle of abhorreo. See abhor

  4. abhorrent(Adjective)

    Detestable or repugnant.

    Etymology: From abhorrens, present active participle of abhorreo. See abhor

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abhorrent(adj)

    abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts

    Etymology: [L. abhorens, -rentis, p. pr. of abhorrere.]

  2. Abhorrent(adj)

    contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed by to

    Etymology: [L. abhorens, -rentis, p. pr. of abhorrere.]

  3. Abhorrent(adj)

    detestable

    Etymology: [L. abhorens, -rentis, p. pr. of abhorrere.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abhorrent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abhorrent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of abhorrent in a Sentence

  1. Ashin Wirathu:

    I call on religious and political leaders in Myanmar to unequivocally condemn all forms of incitement to hatred, including this abhorrent public personal attack, it's intolerable for U.N. Special Rapporteurs to be treated in this way.

  2. Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy:

    This murder is probably the most abhorrent, cowardly, unfathomable crime I've witnessed in 35 years.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    No matter how long it takes, the United States will find and bring to justice the terrorists who are responsible for Kayla's captivity and death, iSIL is a hateful and abhorrent terrorist group whose actions stand in stark contrast to the spirit of people like Kayla.

  4. Brandel Chamblee:

    By participating, the players, they are a ventriloquist for this abhorrent regime.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    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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