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abhorrent

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1 causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment
  • he considers it abhorrent the way she keeps her dogs penned up all the time

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2 feeling or showing open dislike for someone or something regarded as undeserving of respect or concern
  • she's abhorrent of the nonsense that the tabloid media pass off as news

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“Abhorrent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abhorrent. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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