What does abominate mean?

Definitions for abominateəˈbɒm əˌneɪt

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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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Abominate

    ab-om′in-āt, v.t. to abhor: to detest extremely.—adj. Abom′inable, hateful: detestable, an old spelling is Abhom′inable, to agree with a fancied etymology in Lat. ab homine.—n. Abom′inableness.—adv. Abom′inably.—n. Abominā′tion, extreme aversion: anything disgusting or detestable. [L. abomināri, -ātus, to turn from as of bad omen. See Omen.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abominate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abominate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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