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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. find repugnant;
- Example: "I loathe that man"
- Example: "She abhors cats"
[syn: abhor, loathe, abominate, execrate]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abhor \Ab*hor"\, v. i. To shrink back with horror, disgust, or dislike; to be contrary or averse; -- with from. [Obs.] "To abhor from those vices." --Udall. [1913 Webster] Which is utterly abhorring from the end of all law. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abhor \Ab*hor"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abhorred; p. pr. & vb. n. Abhorring.] [L. abhorrere; ab + horrere to bristle, shiver, shudder: cf. F. abhorrer. See Horrid.] 1. To shrink back with shuddering from; to regard with horror or detestation; to feel excessive repugnance toward; to detest to extremity; to loathe. [1913 Webster] Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. --Rom. xii. 9. [1913 Webster] 2. To fill with horror or disgust. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] It doth abhor me now I speak the word. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. (Canon Law) To protest against; to reject solemnly. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I utterly abhor, yea, from my soul Refuse you for my judge. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: To hate; detest; loathe; abominate. See Hate. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

abhor v 1: find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats" [syn: abhor, loathe, abominate, execrate]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

19 Moby Thesaurus words for "abhor": abominate, be hostile to, contemn, detest, disapprove of, disdain, disfavor, dislike, disrelish, execrate, hate, hold in abomination, loathe, mislike, not care for, scorn, scout, shudder at, utterly detest