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ABHOR (abhorred, abhorring)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does abhor mean? 

ABHOR (verb)
  The verb ABHOR has 1 sense:

1. find repugnant

  Familiarity information: ABHOR used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ABHOR (verb)

Sense 1abhor [BACK TO TOP]


Find repugnant

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling


abhor; abominate; execrate; loathe

Context examples:

I loathe that man / She abhors cats

Hypernyms (to "abhor" is one way to...):

detest; hate (dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody

Sentence examples:

Sam cannot abhor Sue
They abhor moving
Sam and Sue abhor the movie

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