abhorrent


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ab·hor·rent

 (ăb-hôr′ənt, -hŏr′-)
adj.
1. Disgusting, loathsome, or repellent.
2. Feeling repugnance or loathing.

ab·hor′rent·ly adv.

abhorrent

(əbˈhɒrənt)
adj
1. repugnant; loathsome
2. (when: postpositive, foll by of) feeling extreme aversion or loathing (for): abhorrent of vulgarity.
3. (usually: postpositive and foll by to) conflicting (with): abhorrent to common sense.
abˈhorrently adv

ab•hor•rent

(æbˈhɔr ənt, -ˈhɒr-)

adj.
1. causing repugnance or aversion; detestable; loathsome: an abhorrent deed.
2. utterly opposed or in conflict; contrary (usu. fol. by to): abhorrent to reason.
3. feeling extreme repugnance or aversion (usu. fol. by of): abhorrent of waste.
[1610–20; < Latin]
ab•hor′rent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.abhorrent - 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"
offensive - unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors"

abhorrent

abhorrent

adjective
Translations
مَكْرُوه، مَقِيت
odporný
iszonyatos
andstyggilegur
iğrençtiksindirici

abhorrent

[əbˈhɒrənt] ADJaborrecible, detestable
it's totally abhorrent to melo detesto totalmente

abhorrent

[æbˈhɒrənt] adj [crime, behaviour, treatment] → odieux/euse, répugnant(e)
to be abhorrent to sb → faire horreur à qn

abhorrent

adjabscheulich; the very idea is abhorrent to meschon der Gedanke daran ist mir zuwider; the notion is abhorrent to the rational mindder Verstand widersetzt sich einer solchen Idee

abhorrent

[əbˈhɒrnt] adjodioso/a, detestabile, ripugnante
to be abhorrent to sb → ripugnare a qn

abhor

(əbˈhoː) past tense, past participle abˈhorred verb
to hate very much. The headmaster abhors violence.
abˈhorrence (-ˈho-) noun
abˈhorrent (-ˈho-) adjective
(with to) hateful. Fighting was abhorrent to him.
References in classic literature ?
As this was abhorrent to his fine spiritual nature, he sent for the District Attorney and asked that the case against him be dismissed.
It is simply abhorrent, but when you have once granted him his material for his own use, it is idle and foolish to deny his power.
The poor voyageurs, too, continually irritated his spleen by their "lubberly" and unseemly habits, so abhorrent to one accustomed to the cleanliness of a man-of-war.
There is no indignity so abhorrent to their feelings
A residence in Turkey was abhorrent to her; her religion and her feelings were alike averse to it.
These old legends, so brimming over with everything that is most abhorrent to our Christianized moral sense some of them so hideous, others so melancholy and miserable, amid which the Greek tragedians sought their themes, and moulded them into the sternest forms of grief that ever the world saw; was such material the stuff that children's playthings should be made of
I had hired small lodgings, which I contrived to pay for out of a slender fund--the accumulated savings of my Eton pocket-money; for as it had ever been abhorrent to my nature to ask pecuniary assistance, I had early acquired habits of self-denying economy; husbanding my monthly allowance with anxious care, in order to obviate the danger of being forced, in some moment of future exigency, to beg additional aid.
he thought, with that abhorrent hate with which young men regard those more advanced in life, who still think of love.
Why had she left us, as if the bare idea of remaining in our company was abhorrent to her?
That ghastly whiteness it is which imparts such an abhorrent mildness, even more loathsome than terrific, to the dumb gloating of their aspect.
Society is becoming irksome; and as for the amusements in which you were wont to share at Bath, the very idea of them without her is abhorrent.
This huge fellow roamed restlessly about, nosing among his companion and the abhorrent litter of the cave.