Simple Definition of abhorrent
: causing or deserving strong dislike or hatred
Examples of abhorrent
She finds violence in films abhorrent.
<he considers it abhorrent the way she keeps her dogs penned up all the time>
Origin of abhorrent
Latin abhorrent-, abhorrens, present participle of abhorrēre
First Known Use: 1599
ABHORRENT Defined for Kids
Definition of abhorrent
: causing or deserving strong dislike <an abhorrent crime>
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