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ab·hor

 (ăb-hôr′)
tr.v. ab·horred, ab·hor·ring, ab·hors
To regard with horror or loathing; detest: "The problem with Establishment Republicans is they abhor the unseemliness of a political brawl" (Patrick J. Buchanan).

[Middle English abhorren, from Latin abhorrēre, to shrink from : ab-, from; see ab-1 + horrēre, to shudder.]

ab·hor′rer n.
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abhor

(əbˈhɔː)
vb, -hors, -horring or -horred
(tr) to detest vehemently; find repugnant; reject
[C15: from Latin abhorrēre to shudder at, shrink from, from ab- away from + horrēre to bristle, shudder]
abˈhorrer n
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ab•hor

(æbˈhɔr)

v.t. -horred, -hor•ring.
to regard with extreme repugnance or aversion; detest; loathe.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin abhorrēre to shrink back from, shudder at =ab- ab- + horrēre to bristle, tremble]
ab•hor′rer, n.
syn: See hate.
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abhor


Past participle: abhorred
Gerund: abhorring

Imperative
abhor
abhor
Present
I abhor
you abhor
he/she/it abhors
we abhor
you abhor
they abhor
Preterite
I abhorred
you abhorred
he/she/it abhorred
we abhorred
you abhorred
they abhorred
Present Continuous
I am abhorring
you are abhorring
he/she/it is abhorring
we are abhorring
you are abhorring
they are abhorring
Present Perfect
I have abhorred
you have abhorred
he/she/it has abhorred
we have abhorred
you have abhorred
they have abhorred
Past Continuous
I was abhorring
you were abhorring
he/she/it was abhorring
we were abhorring
you were abhorring
they were abhorring
Past Perfect
I had abhorred
you had abhorred
he/she/it had abhorred
we had abhorred
you had abhorred
they had abhorred
Future
I will abhor
you will abhor
he/she/it will abhor
we will abhor
you will abhor
they will abhor
Future Perfect
I will have abhorred
you will have abhorred
he/she/it will have abhorred
we will have abhorred
you will have abhorred
they will have abhorred
Future Continuous
I will be abhorring
you will be abhorring
he/she/it will be abhorring
we will be abhorring
you will be abhorring
they will be abhorring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been abhorring
you have been abhorring
he/she/it has been abhorring
we have been abhorring
you have been abhorring
they have been abhorring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been abhorring
you will have been abhorring
he/she/it will have been abhorring
we will have been abhorring
you will have been abhorring
they will have been abhorring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been abhorring
you had been abhorring
he/she/it had been abhorring
we had been abhorring
you had been abhorring
they had been abhorring
Conditional
I would abhor
you would abhor
he/she/it would abhor
we would abhor
you would abhor
they would abhor
Past Conditional
I would have abhorred
you would have abhorred
he/she/it would have abhorred
we would have abhorred
you would have abhorred
they would have abhorred
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.abhor - find repugnantabhor - 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"
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abhor

verb hate, loathe, despise, detest, shrink from, shudder at, recoil from, be repelled by, have an aversion to, abominate, execrate, regard with repugnance or horror He was a man who abhorred violence.
like, love, enjoy, admire, relish, adore, cherish, delight in
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abhor

verb
To regard with extreme dislike and hostility:
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Translations
يَكْرَه، يَمْقُت
nenávidětošklivit si
afsky
inhota
hafa viîbjóî á
abhorreo
atgrasusneapkęstišlykštėjimasisšlykštėtis
sajust riebumu, pretīgumu
protiviť sa
avsky

abhor

[əbˈhɔːʳ] VTaborrecer, abominar
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abhor

[æbˈhɔːr] vt
(= detest) [+ violence, terrorism, hypocrisy, racism] → abhorrer, exécrer; [+ person] → abhorrer, exécrer
nature abhors a vacuum → la nature a horreur du vide
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abhor

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abhor

[əbˈhɔːʳ] vtaborrire, provare orrore per
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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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abhor

vt. aborrecer; tener aversión a algo o a alguien.
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ONCE upon a time, back in the 17th Century, the Tories were called The Abhorrers - for they abhorred anyone who had the cheek to step on the King's toes.
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