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abhorrence

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noun ab·hor·rence \əb-ˈhȯr-ən(t)s, -ˈhär-\

Definition of abhorrence

  1. 1 a :  the act or state of abhorring b :  the feeling of one who abhors

  2. 2 :  one that is abhorred



Examples of abhorrence in a sentence

  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>



1660

First Known Use of abhorrence

1660



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