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Definition of the noun abhorrence
What does abhorrence mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: abhorrences
- hate coupled with disgust
- examples: Hypocrisy is my abhorrence. | I yield to no one in abhorrence of violence. | I must needs do him that justice to declare, that I never observed in him but an abhorrence to all base things. | He has an abhorrence of snakes.
- lexical domain: Feelings - nouns denoting feelings and emotions
- synonyms of abhorrence: abomination / detestation / execration / loathing / odium
- more generic words: disgust = strong feelings of dislike; hate / hatred = the emotion of intense dislike
Alternative definition of the noun abhorrence
- Extreme aversion or detestation; the feeling of utter dislike.
- A person or thing that is loathsome.
- Abhorrence was a Finnish death metal band.
- Abhorrence is a musical group.
- also known as Abhorrence Slovakia
- albums: "The Blood of Hatred", "This World Is Dead...", "Burial of Evil"
- Abhorrence is a musical group.
- album: "Evoking the Abomination"
There are other groups with in their name, like Agents of Abhorrence.
- "Abhorrence" is a musical EP of Abhorrence.
- released on (25 years ago)
- "Abhorrence" is a musical EP of Fallacy.
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Communities, Arts, Science, and Education in the Negev by A. Paul Hare, Gideon M. Kressel
Typical for its general abhorrence is the portrayal of desert and desert people in Herodotos' novellas or, half a millennium later, in Roman poet Lucanus' famous opus Pharsalia or ...
Parables of Disfiguration (2005)
Reason and Excess from Romanticism to the Avant-garde by Robert G. Eisenhauer
Abhorrence is a feeling not limited to the mood of a nihilist who prefers autumn or winter to spring's resurgent expression. A poet like Stevens, who writes often and memorably about winter's "fecund minimum" would have to share ...
Morality of Fiction (1805)
Or, An Inquiry Into the Tendency of Fictitious Narratives, with Observations on Some of the Most Eminent by Hugh Murray
But no man hath a propensity to vice as such : on the contrary, » wicked deed disgu-ts him, and makes him abhor the author; and thi; abhorrence is a strong antidote agaiust ...
And the vice which they hold in the greatest abhorrence is that of telling upon one another. There are many exceptions it is true, but this description embraces more than the majority. The numerous free Negroes ...
by Robert W. Kolb
Some defenders of the DCT counter the Abhorrence Objection by claiming that God is a loving God and would never issue ...
by Brian Giffin
A Pact With Madness (Obscure Abhorrence) 2009 An Alighnment of Dead Stars (Avantgarde) 2009 ...
by Martin Manser
hatred, loathing, abhorrence, dislike, aversion, execration ant. like, love hate n. enmity, dislike, hostility, ...
by Thomas Sheridan
ABHORRENCE, abhorrence. 7 s.
Hating: abhorring; disgusting; hated; exciting abhorrence. Loathing, loathe' -ing, p. Feeling disgust at; having extreme aversion to, as loathing food ; hating: abhorring, as loathing sin. — s. Extreme disgust ; abhorrence. LoATIIINOLY, loathe1 ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3H4O1R1R1E1N1C3E1
The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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