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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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Offensive to the mind


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


offensive (unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses)

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