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Synonyms for abomination
əˌbɒm əˈneɪ ʃənabom·i·na·tion

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Wiktionary4.5 / 2 votes

  1. abominationnoun

    Synonyms:
    loathsomeness, disgust, odiousness, loathing, detestation, aversion, abhorrence

  2. abominationnoun

    The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing.

    Synonyms:
    loathing, disgust, loathsomeness, odiousness, aversion, detestation, abhorrence

  3. abominationnoun

    That which is abominable, shamefully vile; an object or state that excites disgust and hatred; very often with religious undertones.

    Synonyms:
    aversion, detestation, abhorrence, disgust, odiousness, loathsomeness, loathing

English Synonyms and Antonyms3.5 / 6 votes

  1. abomination

    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:
    abhorrence, 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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. abomination

    Synonyms:
    loathing, detestation, hatred, abhorrence, plague, nuisance, evil, annoyance, infliction, curse

    Antonyms:
    love, affection, desire, enjoyment, longing, acquisition, gratification, blessing, treat, delight, benefit

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. abominationnoun

    a person who is loathsome or disgusting

    Synonyms:
    execration, loathing, detestation, odium, abhorrence

  2. abhorrence, abomination, detestation, execration, loathing, odiumnoun

    hate coupled with disgust

    Synonyms:
    detestation, condemnation, loathing, odium, abhorrence, curse, execration

  3. abominationnoun

    an action that is vicious or vile; an action that arouses disgust or abhorrence

    "his treatment of the children is an abomination"

    Synonyms:
    execration, loathing, detestation, odium, abhorrence

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. abominationnoun

    Synonyms:
    abhorrence, detestation, execration, hatred, loathing, disgust, antipathy

  2. abominationnoun

    Synonyms:
    contamination, pollution, defilement, taint, uncleanness, impurity, foulness

  3. abominationnoun

    Synonyms:
    nuisance, annoyance, plague, infliction, torment, curse, great evil, hateful thing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. abominationnoun

    Synonyms:
    detestation, execration, abhorrence, loathing, aversion, odiousness

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "abomination":

    horror

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How to use abomination in a sentence?

  1. Michalis Yiannakos:

    We are taking a 20 percent cut in earnings, and this will force us to work 15 to 17 years more to get a pension which will be cut by about 25 to 30 percent, we will fight until the prime minister withdraws this abomination.

  2. New York:

    The attacks on our Capitol killed a police officer, left four rioters dead, exposed lawmakers to Covid-19 and threatened the constitutional transfer of power, they were a national abomination. We're reviewing whether legal grounds exist in light of these new circumstances to terminate concessions with The Trump Organization.

  3. Carly Fiorina:

    I actually do agree with those two provisions, and I think Obamacare remains an abomination, and let me tell you why. First of all, I think no one should be denied health care because of pre-existing conditions. And I think there are many more efficient ways we could have dealt with this other than Obamacare.

  4. Ian Prior:

    Loudoun County's continued implementation of critical race theory in the school system is regressive, divisive, and destructive. It has turned this county into a national punchline, the fact that they now want to spend over $6 million a year to continue to push this morally bankrupt ideologyon teachers and students is an absolute abomination. It is becoming clearer every day that someone is making a fortune on the backs of Loudoun County taxpayers and it is time for LCPS [Loudoun County Public Schools]to start communicating with parents and explain itself with more than misleading press releases from the Interim Superintendent.

  5. Moses:

    YOU SHALL not sacrifice to the Lord your God an ox or sheep with a blemish or any defect whatsoever, for that is an abomination to the Lord your God.


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