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abhorrence Syllabification: ab·hor·rence
Pronunciation: /abˈhôrəns/

Definition of abhorrence in English:


A feeling of repulsion; disgusted loathing: the thought of marrying him filled her with abhorrence society’s abhorrence of crime
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.

Words that rhyme with abhorrence

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