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Definition of "abhorrence" []

  • One that is disgusting, loathsome, or repellent. (noun)
  • A feeling of repugnance or loathing. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "abhorrence" in a sentence
  • "In the name of mercy, what has happened? cried Clara, shrinking in abhorrence from the ghastly woman."
  • "Now, we must prologue a body of this article by stating which abhorrence is aged shawl when it comes to me."
  • "The root of most people's kale abhorrence is texture."