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ABOMINATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does abomination mean? 

ABOMINATION (noun)
  The noun ABOMINATION has 3 senses:

1. a person who is loathsome or disgusting
2. hate coupled with disgust
3. an action that is vicious or vile; an action that arouses disgust or abhorrence

  Familiarity information: ABOMINATION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ABOMINATION (noun)


Sense 1abomination [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person who is loathsome or disgusting

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("abomination" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)


Sense 2abomination [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Hate coupled with disgust

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

abhorrence; detestation; execration; loathing; abomination; odium

Hypernyms ("abomination" is a kind of...):

disgust (strong feelings of dislike)

hate; hatred (the emotion of hate; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action)


Sense 3abomination [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An action that is vicious or vile; an action that arouses disgust or abhorrence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context example:

his treatment of the children is an abomination

Hypernyms ("abomination" is a kind of...):

evildoing; transgression (the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle)


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