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ABHORRENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does abhorrent mean? 

ABHORRENT (adjective)
  The adjective ABHORRENT has 1 sense:

1. offensive to the mind

  Familiarity information: ABHORRENT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ABHORRENT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Offensive to the mind

Synonyms:

abhorrent; detestable; repugnant; repulsive; obscene

Context examples:

an abhorrent deed / the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee / morally repugnant customs / repulsive behavior / the most repulsive character in recent novels

Similar:

offensive (unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses)


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