abominate


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a·bom·i·nate

 (ə-bŏm′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. a·bom·i·nat·ed, a·bom·i·nat·ing, a·bom·i·nates
To detest thoroughly; abhor.

[Latin abōminārī, abōmināt-, to deprecate as a bad omen : ab-, away; see ab-1 + ōmen, omen.]

a·bom′i·na′tor n.

abominate

(əˈbɒmɪˌneɪt)
vb
(tr) to dislike intensely; loathe; detest
[C17: from the past participle of Latin abōminārī to regard as an ill omen, from ab- away from + ōmin-, from omen]
aˈbomiˌnator n

a•bom•i•nate

(əˈbɒm əˌneɪt)

v.t. -nat•ed, -nat•ing.
1. to regard with intense aversion or loathing; abhor.
2. to feel distaste for; dislike.
[1840–50; < Latin abōminātus loathed, past participle of abōminārī. See abominable, -ate1]
a•bom′i•na`tor, n.

abominate


Past participle: abominated
Gerund: abominating

Imperative
abominate
abominate
Present
I abominate
you abominate
he/she/it abominates
we abominate
you abominate
they abominate
Preterite
I abominated
you abominated
he/she/it abominated
we abominated
you abominated
they abominated
Present Continuous
I am abominating
you are abominating
he/she/it is abominating
we are abominating
you are abominating
they are abominating
Present Perfect
I have abominated
you have abominated
he/she/it has abominated
we have abominated
you have abominated
they have abominated
Past Continuous
I was abominating
you were abominating
he/she/it was abominating
we were abominating
you were abominating
they were abominating
Past Perfect
I had abominated
you had abominated
he/she/it had abominated
we had abominated
you had abominated
they had abominated
Future
I will abominate
you will abominate
he/she/it will abominate
we will abominate
you will abominate
they will abominate
Future Perfect
I will have abominated
you will have abominated
he/she/it will have abominated
we will have abominated
you will have abominated
they will have abominated
Future Continuous
I will be abominating
you will be abominating
he/she/it will be abominating
we will be abominating
you will be abominating
they will be abominating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been abominating
you have been abominating
he/she/it has been abominating
we have been abominating
you have been abominating
they have been abominating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been abominating
you will have been abominating
he/she/it will have been abominating
we will have been abominating
you will have been abominating
they will have been abominating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been abominating
you had been abominating
he/she/it had been abominating
we had been abominating
you had been abominating
they had been abominating
Conditional
I would abominate
you would abominate
he/she/it would abominate
we would abominate
you would abominate
they would abominate
Past Conditional
I would have abominated
you would have abominated
he/she/it would have abominated
we would have abominated
you would have abominated
they would have abominated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.abominate - find repugnantabominate - find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"
detest, hate - dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards; "I hate Mexican food"; "She detests politicians"

abominate

verb hate, dislike, loathe, despise, detest, abhor, shudder at, recoil from, regard with repugnance, feel repelled by, have an aversion to, execrate, feel hostile to 'I abominate dogma,' he said.
hate love, admire, treasure, worship, esteem, adore, cherish, revere, dote on, idolize

abominate

verb
To regard with extreme dislike and hostility:
Translations
يَكْرَه، يَمْقُت
hnusit si
afsky
inhotakammoksuavihata
hafa óbeit á
bjaurėjimasisbjaurėtis
sajust riebumu
avsky
iğrenmektiksinmek

abominate

[əˈbɒmɪneɪt] VT (frm) → abominar (de), detestar

abominate

abominate

[əˈbɒmɪneɪt] vt (frm) → aborrire

abominate

(əˈbomineit) verb
to detest. He abominates cruelty.
aˌbomiˈnation noun
References in classic literature ?
For my part, I abominate all honorable respectable toils, trials, and tribulations of every kind whatsoever.
In the taking of legal oaths, for instance, deponents seem to enjoy themselves mightily when they come to several good words in succession, for the expression of one idea; as, that they utterly detest, abominate, and abjure, or so forth; and the old anathemas were made relishing on the same principle.
Think of what she is herself (now I am repulsive and you abominate me).
He professed both to abominate and despise all mystery, refinement, and intrigue, either in a prince or a minister.
There's where it is, what I abominate, Senor Samson," said Sancho here; "my master will attack a hundred armed men as a greedy boy would half a dozen melons.
He had followed them purposely to town, he had taken on himself all the trouble and mortification attendant on such a research; in which supplication had been necessary to a woman whom he must abominate and despise, and where he was reduced to meet, frequently meet, reason with, persuade, and finally bribe, the man whom he always most wished to avoid, and whose very name it was punishment to him to pronounce.
Oh, my child,' he would say (he loved to talk to me and seemed to forget my tender years), 'Oh, my child, I am ready to kiss Alexander's feet, but I hate and abominate the King of Prussia and the Austrian Emperor, and--and--but you know nothing of politics, my child.
It had occurred in the course of learning the nature of white men and of learning to abominate them.
I lived in an infernal mess of rust, filings, nuts, bolts, spanners, hammers, ratchet-drills--things I abominate, because I don't get on with them.
Now can we be right in praising and admiring another who is doing that which any one of us would abominate and be ashamed of in his own person?
If there is a word in the dictionary under any letter from A to Z that I abominate, it is energy.
I have known a face not materially disfigured by a few, but he abominates them.