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
iljetysinhokammo

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
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