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abomination

noun

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1 something or someone that is hated
  • most critics decried the remake of the classic film as an abomination

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2 a very strong dislike
  • the townspeople have such an abomination of taxes that they have even voted down increases that would have given their schools badly needed funds

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The first known use of abomination was in the 14th century

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“Abomination.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abomination. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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