- 1A thing that causes disgust or loathing: concrete abominations masquerading as hotelsMore example sentences
- Every police officer and prosecutor encounters a few such men: soulless abominations that delight in torment, betrayal, and wanton suffering.
- Some are flights of architectural fantasy providing unimaginable luxury for as little as six guests, others are huge hotel style abominations that disgorge legions of the dreaded zebra-striped minibuses.
- People of taste in both countries, must be sickened by these abominations.
- 1.1A feeling of hatred: a Calvinist abomination of indulgenceMore example sentences
- They shall be even an abomination unto you; ye shall not eat of their flesh, but ye shall have their carcases in abomination.
- It is a cityscape of abomination, the nightmare of a Classicist.
- Today the far right uses the unconscious urges of gender-sex abomination and abjection toward Others.
Middle English: from Latin abominatio(n-), from the verb abominari (see abominate).