Definition of abhorrence in English:

abhorrence

Line breaks: ab¦hor|rence
Pronunciation: /əbˈhɒr(ə)ns
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A feeling of revulsion; disgusted loathing: the thought of marrying him filled her with abhorrence
More example sentences
  • He was filled with abhorrence and disgust for what he had done.
  • In both, a small minority seeks tolerance of behaviour that causes in the majority anything from indifference through distaste to abhorrence.
  • Suddenly she spoke, and he could detect the fear, horror, and absolute abhorrence in her tone of voice.

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