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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. offensive to the mind;
- Example: "an abhorrent deed"
- Example: "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"
- Example: "morally repugnant customs"
- Example: "repulsive behavior"
- Example: "the most repulsive character in recent novels"
[syn: abhorrent, detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsive]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abhorrent \Ab*hor"rent\, a. [L. abhorens, -rentis, p. pr. of abhorrere.] 1. Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts. [1913 Webster] The persons most abhorrent from blood and treason. --Burke. [1913 Webster] The arts of pleasure in despotic courts I spurn abhorrent. --Clover. [1913 Webster] 2. Contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed by to. "Injudicious profanation, so abhorrent to our stricter principles." --Gibbon. [1913 Webster] 3. Detestable. "Pride, abhorrent as it is." --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

abhorrent adj 1: offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels" [syn: abhorrent, detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsive]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

60 Moby Thesaurus words for "abhorrent": abominable, antipathetic, averse to, base, beastly, below contempt, beneath contempt, contemptible, crude, despicable, detestable, disgusted, disgusting, dislikable, displeasing, distasteful, execrable, fetid, forbidding, foul, fulsome, gross, hateful, hating, heinous, horrid, ignoble, intolerable, invidious, loathing, loathsome, malodorous, mephitic, miasmal, miasmic, mislikable, nasty, nauseating, noisome, noxious, objectionable, obnoxious, obscene, odious, offensive, rebarbative, repellent, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, revulsive, sickening, stinking, uncongenial, uninviting, unlikable, unlovable, unpleasant, unsympathetic, vile