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Definition of "abhorrency" [ab•hor•ren•cy]

  • Abhorrence. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "abhorrency" in a sentence
  • "[As] for the use of it, it should keep our souls in an abhorrency of all those doctrines which pretend other pleas before God for our justification, that would make our own faith, our own obedience, our own works, to be the condition of our justification; that is, to make them to be our plea when we come to answer God when we are reproved of him."
  • "But the consideration of the nature and spirit, of the use and end, of the gospel, -- of the design of Christ in it and by it, -- is sufficient to preserve the souls of men, not utterly infatuated, in an abhorrency of this image of its propagation."
  • "Oh, that by these and the like ways we might manifest our self-condemnation and abhorrency for all that distrust and staggering at the word of God, which arising from unbelief, hath had such deplorable issues upon all our counsels and undertakings!"