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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....
- shaking Mr Mugabe's hand. The Prince finds the current Zimbabwean regime abhorrent. He has supported the Zimbabwe Defence and Aid Fund, which works with...
- married to a man of an allegedly different religion is appalling and abhorrent. Adultery and apostasy are acts which should not be considered crimes...
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- McCain (R-AZ) saw a tape of the first UFC events and immediately found it abhorrent. McCain himself led a campaign to ban UFC, calling it "human ****fighting"...
- 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...
- the counter-extremist think tank Quilliam, described the pamphlet as "abhorrent". In response to this do****ent Abbas Barzegar, a religion professor at...
- 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...
- (to be penetrated orally). Under this system, it was considered to be abhorrent for a male to perform fellatio, since that would mean that he was penetrated...
- father's defeat made service in a conflict he deeply opposed even more abhorrent to Gore. His experiences in the war zone don't seem to have been deeply...
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