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Synonyms for abhorrence
æbˈhɔr əns, -ˈhɒr-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abhorrence, abomination, detestation, execration, loathing, odium(noun)

    hate coupled with disgust

    Synonyms:
    forgotten, disregarded

    Antonyms:
    noticed

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abhorrence

    Abomination (from the Latin ab omen, a thing of ill omen) was originally applied to anything held in religious or ceremonial aversion or abhorrence; as, "The things which are highly esteemed among men are abomination in the sight of God." Luke xvi, 15. The word is oftener applied to the object of such aversion or abhorrence than to the state of mind that so regards it; in common use abomination signifies something very much disliked or loathed, or that deserves to be. Choice food may be an object of aversion and disgust to a sick person; vile food would be an abomination. A toad is to many an object of disgust; a foul sewer is an abomination. As applied to crimes, abomination is used of such as are especially brutal, shameful, or revolting; theft is an offense; infanticide is an abomination.

    Synonyms:
    abomination, abuse, annoyance, aversion, crime, curse, detestation, disgust, evil, execration, hatred, horror, iniquity, nuisance, offense, plague, shame, villainy, wickedness

    Antonyms:
    affection, appreciation, approval, benefit, blessing, delight, desire, enjoyment, esteem, esteem, gratification, joy, satisfaction, treat

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abhorrence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    abomination, horror, detestation, hatred, loathing, disgust, antipathy, aversion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. abhorrence(n)

    Synonyms:
    detestation, loathing, repugnance, abomination

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  1. List of paraphrases for "abhorrence":

    aversion, disgust, loathing, horror, repugnance, revulsion, dislike, rejection

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How to use abhorrence in a sentence?

  1. Frederick Douglas:

    I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.

  2. John Adams:

    It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and inhumanity, and an ambition to excel in every capacity, faculty, and virtue. If we suffer their minds to grovel and creep in infancy, they will grovel all their lives.

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