Definition Of abhorrence


a feeling of repulsion; disgusted loathing.

the thought of marrying him filled her with abhorrence

Example Of abhorrence

  • A consistent theme in Charles's writings is his belief in human freedom - and his abhorrence for violence and tyranny.

  • A mix of impatience and abhorrence filled his face.

  • And to all those expats who long to share with us their shame and abhorrence : get over it.

  • And what's the deal with management consultants and their abhorrence of footnotes?

  • Despite ever-growing public abhorrence of this most antisocial crime, numbers of drivers caught over the limit are rising.

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