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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


  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.


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.


"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)


  1. "Abomination" is a musical album of Lustral.
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  2. "Abomination" is a musical album of Abomination.
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Abomination is a musical group.

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


  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 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 previewOld Testament Theology (2010)

Israel's Life by John Goldingay

Abomination is an ac102See §6.3. 103See, e.g., Hyam ...

Google previewTheological Dictionary of the Old Testament (2006)

by Helmer Ringgren, Heinz-Josef Fabry

Fools find it an abomination to turn away from evil (Prov. 13:19; despite LXX, there is no need to emend the text); here “abomination” is antithetical to “desire, longing.” For kings ...

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 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 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 previewA historical ... dictionary of the holy Bible (1810)

by John Brown

ABOMINABLE, ABOMINATION ; a thing very hateful and loathsome ...

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 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 ...

Google previewA Pocket Dictionary of the Holy Bible (1829)

by Archibald Alexander

ABOMINABLE, Abomination. Things detcBtable, unclean, filthy, abhorred, idols, &c In general abominable is opposed to that which is holy, in which God delighteth. Abomination of Desolation. This phrase is supposed to denote the Roman ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375–1550 (2016)

Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations by Juhani Norri

abhaminacion, abhominacion → abomination. abhorring of the stomach. Forms: abhorryng of the stomake. [tr. MLabominatio stomachi (see quot. ).] Aversion to food and drink. 1547 BoordeBreu B4v: ABHOMINATIO STOMACHI ...

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Small photo of Top 500 Bible verses. Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight. Proverbs 12:22 More...

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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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