Definition Of abominate


detest; loathe.

they abominated the very idea of monarchy

Example Of abominate

  • A dissenting minority feels free only when it can impose its will on the majority: what it abominates most is the dissent of the majority.

  • Again and again he declared that he would vigorously enforce laws which he abominates , on civil rights, abortion rights, gay rights, etc.

  • Although the Romans abominated the memory of the later Etruscan kings of Rome, a long tradition approved of both Romulus, who was renowned for the arts of war, and Numa, renowned for the arts of peace.

  • And he disappears amidst the unstoppable mob heading to classrooms, he is now gone and now I'm gone too, taking a class I now abominate .

  • Anthony abominates his fantasies, but again hears a subversive voice.

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