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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb abhor:

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Synonyms of the verb abhor

Equivalent words for the verb abhor:

  1. abominate (9 letter word, the longest synonym for abhor)
    • inflections: abominated, abominating, abominates
    • related terms: abominable, abomination
  2. execrate (8 letter word for abhor)
    • inflections: execrated, execrating, execrates
    • related terms: execrable, execration, execrative
  3. loathe (6 letter word for abhor)
    • inflections: loathed, loathing, loathes
    • related terms: loathful, loathness, loathsome, loathy, loather, loathly

Hypernyms of the verb abhor

More generic words for the verb abhor, that have fewer characters:

  1. hate (4 letter word, the shortest hypernym for abhor)
    • inflections: hated, hating, hates
    • related terms: unhate, overhate, hateful, hateless, Hatelike, hateable, hater

More generic words for the verb abhor, that have more characters:

  1. detest (6 letter word)
    • inflections: detested, detesting, detests
    • related terms: predetest, predetestation, detestable, detester, detestation
  2. dislike (7 letter word, the longest hypernym for abhor)
    • inflections: disliked, disliking, dislikes
    • related terms: predislike, disliken, dislikable, disliker

Related words for the term abhor, that have the same number of characters:

  1. scorn (5 letter word)
    • inflections: scorned, scorning, scorns
    • related terms: outscorn, Scornee, scornful, Scornless, scorny, scorner
  2. scout (5 letter word)
    • inflections: scouted, scouting, scouts
    • related terms: escout, outscout, prescout, scoutdom, scouthood, scoutish, Scoutlike, Scouty, scouter

Related words for the term abhor, that have more characters:

  1. contemn (7 letter word)
    • inflections: contemned, contemning, contemns
    • related terms: precontemn, contemnible, contemner, contemnor
  2. disdain (7 letter word)
    • inflections: disdained, disdaining, disdains
    • related terms: disdainful, disdainable, disdainer, disdainous, disdainly
  3. disfavor (8 letter word)
    • inflections: disfavored, disfavoring, disfavors
    • related term: disfavorer
  4. disrelish (9 letter word)
    • inflections: disrelished, disrelishing, disrelishes
    • related term: disrelishable
  5. mislike (7 letter word)
    • inflections: misliked, misliking, mislikes
    • related terms: misliken, mislikable, misliker
  6. superabhor (10 letter word)

Related phrases for the term abhor:

  1. be hostile to (13 character phrase)
  2. disapprove of (13 character phrase)
  3. hold in abomination (19 character phrase)
  4. not care for (12 character phrase)
  5. shudder at (10 character phrase)
  6. utterly detest (14 character phrase)
  7. Abhor and Mehraela (18 character phrase)
  8. Amba Hor (8 character phrase)

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