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Definition of the adjective abhorrent

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adjective - degrees: more abhorrent / most abhorrent

  1. offensive to the mind

Alternative definition of the adjective abhorrent


  1. Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts.
  2. Contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed by to.
  3. See Detestable.


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Google previewEncyclopedia of Business Ethics and Society (2007)

by Robert W. Kolb

Other DCT proponents argue that God's nature prevents God from issuing abhorrent commands. This specific counterargument makes the Abhorrence Objection irrelevant because God is restrained from issuing abhorrent commands .

Google previewThe Wrong Word Dictionary (2012)

2,500 Most Commonly Confused Words by Dave Dowling

Aberrant, Abhorrent Aberrant means unusual or away ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

tugam spintus ver Abhorrent, \ s- . r □ , . , ' § vementem inde co: Abhor reu. § . V aspentutem. id expreimendum rsus cor, et pro- corporis rigorem et Corpus, ut impulsse segetes Aquilonibus, horret. Applied to that which we utterly dislike or ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

sary offence does, by giving men acquaintanc with war, take off somewhat ftom the abhorrent of it, and insensibly dispose them to hostilities Decay of Piety. — The first tendency to any ir.jul tice that appears, must be ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

abhorrent adj. detestable, horrible, despicable, ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

contest repugnance: 6 horror, nausea; 7 disgust; 8 clashing, loathing; 9 repulsion, revulsion repugnant: 5 gross; 7 bizarre, fulsome, hostile, obscene; 9 abhorrent, grotesque, loathsome, repellant, repulsive; 10 detestable repulse: 4 rout, snub ...

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Small photo of American President Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) quote. Bodily decay is gloomy in prospect, but of all human contemplations the most abhorrent is body without mind. More...

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The challenge is to lend conviction even to the voices which advocate views I find personally abhorrent, whether they are political Islamists or officers justifying a coup. (Orhan Pamuk)
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Scrabble value of A1B3H4O1R1R1E1N1T1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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