1. [syn: abhor, loathe, abominate, execrate]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Abominate \A*bom"i*nate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abominated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Abominating.] [L. abominatus, p. p. or
abominari to deprecate as ominous, to abhor, to curse; ab +
omen a foreboding. See Omen.]
To turn from as ill-omened; to hate in the highest degree, as
if with religious dread; loathe; as, to abominate all
Syn: To hate; abhor; loathe; detest. See Hate.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"
[syn: abhor, loathe, abominate, execrate]