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Synonyms for abominate
əˈbɒm əˌneɪtabom·i·nate

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  1. abominateadjective

    Abominable; detested

    Synonyms:
    detest, loathe, abhor, hate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abominate

    Abhor is stronger than despise, implying a shuddering recoil, especially a moral recoil. "How many shun evil as inconvenient who do not abhor it as hateful." Trench Serm. in Westm. Abbey xxvi, 297. [Murray's "New English Dictionary"] Detest expresses indignation, with something of contempt. Loathe implies disgust, physical or moral. We abhor a traitor, despise a coward, detest a liar. We dislike an uncivil person. We abhor cruelty, hate tyranny. We loathe a reptile or a flatterer. We abhor Milton's heroic Satan, but we can not despise him.

    Synonyms:
    abhor, despise, detest, dislike, hate, loathe, nauseate, scorn, shun

    Antonyms:
    admire, approve, covet, crave, desire, enjoy, esteem, esteem, like, love, relish

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abominate

    Synonyms:
    abhor, loathe, detest, execrate, hate

    Antonyms:
    desire, like, long for, love

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abhor, loathe, abominate, execrateverb

    find repugnant

    "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"

    Synonyms:
    accurse, anathematise, anathematize, anathemize, abhor, execrate, loathe, comminate, anathemise

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Editors Contribution

  1. detesverb

    the abominate is the same as abhor, so both could have the same synonyms.

    he detests his parents for no reason

    Submitted by M.Danishiqbal on July 16, 2021  
  2. philostorgy

    dislike

    some children abominate their parents for their selfish reasons

    Submitted by fredieskm on March 30, 2020  
  3. philostorgy

    philostorgie means parental love for their children and abominate means disliking.

    some children, for their selfish reasons, abominate their parents.

    Submitted by anonymous on April 2, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abominateverb

    Synonyms:
    abhor, detest, execrate, hate, loathe, nauseate, shrink from, recoil from, shudder at, view with horror

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