detestation

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de·tes·ta·tion

 (dē′tĕ-stā′shən)
n.
1. Strong dislike or hatred; abhorrence.
2. One that is detested.

detestation

(ˌdiːtɛsˈteɪʃən)
n
1. intense hatred; abhorrence
2. a person or thing that is detested

de•tes•ta•tion

(ˌdi tɛˈsteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. abhorrence; hatred.
2. a person or thing detested.
[1375–1425; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.detestation - hate coupled with disgustdetestation - 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

detestation

noun hatred, disgust, loathing, hostility, dislike, animosity, aversion, revulsion, antipathy, abomination, animus, abhorrence, repugnance, odium, execration They were united in their detestation of the government.

detestation

noun
Translations
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detestation

[ˌdiːtesˈteɪʃən] (frm) Ndetestación f, odio m, aborrecimiento m
to hold in detestationdetestar, odiar, aborrecer

detestation

nAbscheu m (→ of vor +dat)

detestation

[ˌdiːtɛsˈteɪʃn] nodio, avversione f
References in classic literature ?
I think I should go out of my mind, Sophronia, with vexation and shyness and detestation, if anybody did.
Although the problem was diffused to a great extent, thanks to Oromo elders who played key roles, suspicions and detestations remained for a long time.