noun \əb-ˈhr-ən(t)s, -ˈhär-\

Definition of ABHORRENCE

a :  the act or state of abhorring
b :  the feeling of one who abhors
:  one that is abhorred

Examples of ABHORRENCE

  1. <one of the changes in American society that remains a particular abhorrence of social conservatives>
  2. <my firm abhorrence of all forms of hypocrisy>

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Rhymes with ABHORRENCE


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