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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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abhorrent

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abhorrent

adjective
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Translations
مَكْرُوه، مَقِيت
odporný
iszonyatos
andstyggilegur
iğrençtiksindirici

abhorrent

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

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

[əbˈhɒrnt] adjodioso/a, detestabile, ripugnante
to be abhorrent to sb → ripugnare a qn
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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.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Pirates of the Caribbean does not feature aberrant, murderous individuals like The Silence of the Lambs' Hannibal Lecter, whose inclinations toward human flesh is viewed as abhorent. Nor is the brand of cannibalism in Pirates of the Caribbean one of survival, as in the 1993 film Alive, or even that of Gareth and his "hunters" in the hit television series The Walking Dead, who turn to cannibalism out of crazed desperation in the midst of a zombie apocalypse.
Iflodnal's scientific pretension is precisely what makes his claim more disturbing for the dogs: the fact that the authority of natural science supports the morally abhorent truth of their not being the unique crown of creation, in such a way that "[d]entro la comunita la 'voce dell'animale', eco forse piu vicina all'essenza della natura, assume una sonorita che risulta insopportabile ai piu" [within the community the 'voice of the animal,' which perhaps echoes more closely the essence of nature, takes on a sound that is unbearable to most people] (Sachettini 688).
What they took offense over were two sentences: "Lest we get on our high horse and think this [the hijacking of religion to defend abhorent acts] is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ.
For somebody to have an opinion on such an abhorent crime, I think it would serve herself and the people she is aiming to reach if she actually got all of her facts correct.
The Coventry City chief executive said he had also been subject to "sick and abhorent" abuse - including threats to his children.
First it was former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie blaming the police for feeding him the abhorent lies his paper printed about the behaviour of the victims of the Hillsborough disaster.
He assumes that we can use our scientific knowledge to control the future of the human species, which is precisely what Habermas finds abhorent. But, only by starting with a notion of human agency as sovereign, as lording over nature, can we come to either of these conclusions.
There is a Welsh speaking contingent of people there, because years ago Patagonia was short of people with mining skills, so theWelsh miners filled the skill gap taking their families with them and - dare I use that abhorent word that cymuned are so fond of - 'colonised' an area of South America.
Sexual union among men was abhorent because it subverted the dominant gender roles of the penetrated female and penetrating male.
One can, therefore, understand why in the Southern States of America, sheer necessity compels the white race to act in an abhorent and perhaps even cruel manner against the Negroes.
Advocates for universal values point to highly appealing values, like the Golden Rule, or to repulsive groups, like the Nazis, or to abhorent practices, like female genital mutilation and bride burning, with the plea that surely humankind can mostly agree to the acceptance or condemnation of at least a few values, groups, or practices.
All racism is abhorent. But within the forces of law and order it is simply intolerable.