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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 ?
And yet, even while I blamed him most bitterly, and utterly abominated his deceitful deed, I could not but admit in my heart that the result was put of all proportion to the intent: he had never dreamt of doing me this injury, or indeed any injury at all.
the abominated icon intact, the act itself is pointless.
To encourage the appreciation of historical artworks made from a material venerated in the past but abominated in the present is not to refute the contemporary situation.
It is no wonder, faced with the omnipresent cultural damning and disapproval of female desire, that Mary feels guilty, sexually greedy, and in need of ritual purification that promises to prohibit "the filthy object" (Kristeva 65) that is her own sexual desire, to "extract it from the secular order and line it up with a sacred facet" so that it might be "abominated as ab-ject" (65).
The uncle's embrace both of black and white children, according to Marrs, shows that he "lives by values that Nazi Germany abominated and that are shocking to his family members as well." Welty's "opposition to the Nazi value system and recognition of a parallel between those values and southern cultural taboos are both implicit in the scene" (Biography 122).
The two countries have abominated the Taliban regime in Afghanistan and have shared feelings of fear of the exportation of militants to their own soil from this trouble land (Fair, 2010).
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As pointed out by Langenberg, "in Buddhist Vinaya texts female blood is neither abominated nor venerated, but treated as a thing of practical consequence" (15).
Wood's halfpence was only one example of the predominance of the moneyed interest, which, like other Augustans, Swift abominated. He was the only one of the great satirists to attack specific legislation, but they were at one in denouncing the moneyed interest; perhaps, as has been suggested, because their patrons belonged mostly to the landed aristocracy.
Crow is dead, racism is overwhelmingly abominated, and a black man is
While the importance of the Treatise is now beginning to gain recognition, it was Mit ially abominated as "godless" and "soul harming" and banned throughout Europe.