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Definition of the noun abomination

What does abomination mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abominations

  1. a person who is loathsome or disgusting
  2. hate coupled with disgust
  3. an action that is vicious or vile; an action that arouses disgust or abhorrence
    • example: his treatment of the children is an abomination
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: evildoing / transgression = the act of transgressing

Alternative definition of the noun abomination

noun

  1. The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing; as, he holds tobacco in 'abomination'.
  2. That which is abominable, shamefully vile; an object or state that excites disgust and hatred; very often with religious undertones.

Character

The Abomination is a fictional character, a supervillain that appears in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character first appeared in Tales to Astonish #90, and was created by writer Stan Lee and artist Gil Kane.

Writings

"Abomination" is a novel by the author Robert Swindells, dealing with themes of Religious extremism, Adolescence, Bullying, and relationships, as well as integrating the intriguing question of what its title refers to.

  • language: English Language
  • genre: Fiction
  • released in (17 years ago)

Music

  1. "Abomination" is a musical album of Lustral.
    • released in (19 years ago)
  2. "Abomination" is a musical album of Abomination.
    • released in (25 years ago)

Group

Abomination is a musical group.

  • members:
  • albums: "Abomination", "Tragedy Strikes", "The Final War EP"

Miscellanea

  1. Abomination: In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, abominations are the unwanted offspring of a deity and some other being. Abominations are immortal, spiteful, destructive creatures of immense power. Abominations are epic monsters.
  2. Abomination: L’Abomination est, dans le cadre fictif du cycle de Dune de Frank Herbert, un concept proche de la possession par les ancêtres.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abomination

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Google previewUnClobber (2016)

Rethinking Our Misuse of the Bible on Homosexuality by Colby Martin

The catchphrase “homosexuality is an abomination” has reverberated out of bullhorns on countless street corners, filled more than its share of picket signs, and ended many online discussion threads. Abomination is a loaded word, ...

Google previewThe Up-to-Date Presentation of the God-Ordained Way and the Signs Concerning the Coming of Christ (1991)

by Witness Lee

and the abomination refers to the image of Antichrist as an idol. In other words, the idol will remain in ...

Google previewGays and Mental Health (2014)

Fighting Depression, Saying No to Suicide by Jaime A. Seba

An abomination is a horrible, disgusting, and hated action or thing. That can lead to something called internalized homophobia— when ...

Google previewWe Were Told There Would be Angels (2015)

by Hal Harris

Because conceding that privileged individuals possess the ability to judge which silly human whims are favorable to the creator of the universe and which are an abomination is an incredibly dangerous and foolish venture. Any impulse, urge ...

Google previewStrictly from God (2003)

A Godly Man's Guidance to His Family and Fellow Man (Being a Man of God to Your Wife, Being a Man of God to Your Children, Being a Man of God to Your Church, Being a Man of God to Your Society). by Rev. Rickey Jones

Abomination is the term GOD attaches to ...

Google previewPopular Dictionary of Bible Prophecy, The (2010)

by Ron Rhodes

ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION refer to the abode of the dead or the grave—a place of destruction. It can also refer to death, the grave, and general ruin. In Revelation 9:11, however, the term refers to a destroyer angel who reigns over the ...

Google previewThe popular and critical Bible encyclopaedia and Scriptural dictionary (1920)

fully defining and explaining all religious terms, including biographical, geographical, historical, archaeological and doctrinal themes by Samuel Fallows (bp.)

We collect then that it was as foreigners, not pointedly as Hebrews, that it was an abomination for the Egyptians to eat with the brethren of Joseph. The Jews themselves subsequently exemplified the same practice; for in later times they held it ...

Google previewZondervan Bible Dictionary (2009)

by J. D. Douglas, C. Merrill

ABOMINATION,. ABOMINATION. OF. DESOLUTION. The word abomination occurs rarely in the NIV (e.g., Prov...

Google previewVines Expository Dictionary of Old Testament Words

by W.E Vine, Rev Terry Kulakowski

abomination; loathsome, detestable thing.” Cognates of this word appear only in Phoenician and Targumic Aramaic. The word appears 117 times and in all periods. ABOMINATION First, defines something or someone as essentially ...

Google previewA Blake Dictionary (1988)

The Ideas and Symbols of William Blake by Samuel Foster Damon

The ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION is a mysterious apocalyptic phrase used by Daniel (ix:27; xi:31; xii:11), and quoted by Jesus: "But when ye shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing where it ...

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When an abomination has become of age it becomes a tradition.
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Scrabble value of A1B3O1M3I1N1A1T1I1O1N1

The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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