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Definition of Abhorrent

Abhorrent
Abhorrent Ab*hor"rent, a. [L. abhorens, -rentis, p. pr. of abhorrere.] 1. Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts. The persons most abhorrent from blood and treason. --Burke. The arts of pleasure in despotic courts I spurn abhorrent. --Clover. 2. Contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed by to. ``Injudicious profanation, so abhorrent to our stricter principles.' --Gibbon. 3. Detestable. ``Pride, abhorrent as it is.' --I. Taylor.

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- original on 4 January 2011. Retrieved 12 November 2010. "Queen Mother on 'abhorrent' Diana, Princess of Wales". The Telegraph. London. 17 September 2009....
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- illegitimate children. The Abhorrers—those who thought the Exclusion Bill was abhorrent—were named Tories (after a term for dispossessed Irish Catholic bandits)...
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- never been a quitter. To leave office before my term is completed is abhorrent to every instinct in my body. But as President, I must put the interest...
- in a fit of anger. Pride is odious to both God and man; injustice is abhorrent to both of them. Sovereignty is forced from one nation to another because...
- opposed the tradition as he himself struggled with drinking. He called it "abhorrent" and "cruel." While Bates College and Princeton University began to establish...
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