verb (used with object), ab·horred, ab·hor·ring.
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OTHER WORDS FROM abhorab·hor·rer, nounsu·per·ab·hor, verb (used with object), su·per·ab·horred, su·per·ab·hor·ring.un·ab·horred, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for abhor
Philosophy abhors inconsistency, and applying deontology in some cases and consequentialism in others might come off as inconsistent.We admire these do-gooders. We just don’t want to date them.|Sigal Samuel|December 4, 2020|Vox
I rarely mention Hamas without saying that I abhor its values.
Liberals are supposed to abhor that sort of thing and find less loaded terms where they can.‘Neoconservative’ Needs to Be Retired. Why Not Try ‘Imperialist’?|Peter Beinart|June 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I abhor the Hamas charter with its anti-Semitic, anti-Zionist, anti-Western, anti-democratic call for a Judenrein Palestine.
They claim worshipping at graves and shrines is un-Islamic and idolatrous and abhor the Sufi use of music and dance.Ultraconservative Salafists Destroy Sufi Landmarks in Libya|Jamie Dettmer|September 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
With the Kadima coalition, Netanyahu could successfully support an agreement his right wing supporters might abhor.
You know that I hate France, and that I abhor the peace we were compelled to conclude with her.Louisa Of Prussia and Her Times|Louise Muhlbach
Thou shalt not abhor the Edomite, because he is thy brother: nor the Egyptian, because thou wast a stranger in his land.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
I abhor myself, if I cost my mother a pang: she is the dearest thing I have on earth.Shorter Novels, Eighteenth Century|Samuel Johnson
Of course, they abhor us, and invoke all manner of curses on our heads.
Solitude or the best society; but I abhor little sixpenny assembly-places.The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson, Volumes One and Two|Harriette Wilson