HyperDic: abhor

English > 1 sense of the word abhor:
VERBemotionabhor, loathe, abominate, execratefind repugnant
abhor > pronunciation
Soundsaebhhao'r
RhymesAbor ... Zocor: 121 rhymes with aor...
English > abhor: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
MeaningFind repugnant.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey abhor moving; Sam and Sue abhor the movie; Sam cannot abhor Sue
Example "She abhors cats"
Synonymsloathe, abominate, execrate
Broaderhate, detestdislike intensely
Spanishabominar, aborrecer, detestar, execrar
Catalanabominar, avorrir, detestar, execrar, odiar
Adjectivesabhorrentoffensive to the mind
Nounsabhorrencehate coupled with disgust
abhorrera signer of a 1679 address to Charles II in which those who petitioned for the reconvening of parliament were condemned and abhorred

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