abomination


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a·bom·i·na·tion

 (ə-bŏm′ə-nā′shən)
n.
1. Abhorrence; disgust.
2. A cause of abhorrence or disgust.

abomination

(əˌbɒmɪˈneɪʃən)
n
1. a person or thing that is disgusting
2. an action that is vicious, vile, etc
3. intense loathing

a•bom•i•na•tion

(əˌbɒm əˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. something greatly disliked or abhorred.
2. intense aversion or loathing; detestation.
3. a vile or shameful action, condition, or habit.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abomination - a person who is loathsome or disgustingabomination - a person who is loathsome or disgusting
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
2.abomination - hate coupled with disgustabomination - hate coupled with disgust    
disgust - strong feelings of dislike
hate, hatred - the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
3.abomination - an action that is vicious or vileabomination - an action that is vicious or vile; an action that arouses disgust or abhorrence; "his treatment of the children is an abomination"
evildoing, transgression - the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle; "the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father"

abomination

abomination

noun
Translations
شَيءٌ بَغيضْ
hnusodporodpornostohavnostzhnusení
modbydelighedvederstyggelighed
viîbjóîur
hnusodpor
iğrenmetiksinti

abomination

[əˌbɒmɪˈneɪʃən] N
1. (= feeling) → aversión f
2. (= detestable act, thing) → escándalo m

abomination

[əˌbɒmɪˈneɪʃən] n
(= outrage) → abomination f
(= hatred) → abomination f

abomination

n
no plVerabscheuung f; to be held in abomination by somebodyvon jdm verabscheut werden
(= loathsome act)Abscheulichkeit f; (= loathsome thing)Scheußlichkeit f

abomination

[əˌbɒmɪˈneɪʃn] n (feeling) → avversione f, disgusto; (detestable act, thing) → azione f (or cosa) orrenda
to hold sth in abomination → detestare qc

abominate

(əˈbomineit) verb
to detest. He abominates cruelty.
aˌbomiˈnation noun
References in classic literature ?
And, beneath the show of a marble palace, that pool of stagnant water, foul with many impurities, and, perhaps, tinged with blood,--that secret abomination, above which, possibly, he may say his prayers, without remembering it,--is this man's miserable soul!
He had told his hearers that he was altogether vile, a viler companion of the vilest, the worst of sinners, an abomination, a thing of unimaginable iniquity, and that the only wonder was that they did not see his wretched body shrivelled up before their eyes by the burning wrath of the Almighty
Such an idol as that found in the secret groves of Queen Maachah in Judea; and for worshipping which, king Asa, her son, did depose her, and destroyed the idol, and burnt it for an abomination at the brook Kedron, as darkly set forth in the 15th chapter of the first book of Kings.
In punctuality, she was as inevitable as a clock, and as inexorable as a railroad engine; and she held in most decided contempt and abomination anything of a contrary character.
Gurth,'' replied the bondsman, ``sleeps in the cell on your right, as the Jew on that to your left; you serve to keep the child of circumcision separate from the abomination of his tribe.
Now we do think bloodshed abominable and yet we engage in this abomination, and with more energy than ever.
That is to say, persuaded that I should never do any good with my life, and that I was inferior even to the sole of my own boot, I took it into my head that it was absurd for me to aspire at all-- rather, that I ought to account myself a disgrace and an abomination.
This was a sore abomination to the honest captain, who held their literary pretensions in great contempt.
In truth all that night had been the abomination of desolation to me.
The abomination of flowers, or representations of well-known objects of any kind, should not be endured within the limits of Christendom.
I have a caseful of cigarettes here which need smoking, and the sofa is very much superior to the usual country hotel abomination.
I was coming back from them this evening, when I saw the abomination of desolation walking alive down the long straight street and the rest is as this gentleman has said.