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abhorrent

Saltos de línea: ab¦hor|rent
Pronunciación: /əbˈhɒr(ə)nt
 
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Definición de abhorrent en inglés:

adjetivo

Inspiring disgust and loathing; repugnant: racism was abhorrent to us all
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It's as abhorrent and repellent and disgusting to me as it ever was.
  • The combination of horrific makeup, abhorrent timing, and trite jokes has literally become painful.
  • The idea that covenant marriage ought to be sanctioned by the state is illiberal, reprehensible and abhorrent.
Sinónimos

Origen

late 16th century: from Latin abhorrent- 'shuddering away from in horror', from the verb abhorrere (see abhor).

Derivados

abhorrently

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • It is not uncommon for the airline staff to treat him abhorrently.
  • The scenes of appalling neglect we witnessed in these sheds were abhorrently cruel.
  • Those who vocalised their prejudices so abhorrently midweek did not speak for an entire country.

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