regarded with extreme disgust or hatred; detested; loathed: Toothache is one of the most abhorred forms of bodily pain.After the first free election and the departure of the abhorred dictator, a ray of hope began to shine.
the simple past tense and past participle of abhor.
- un·ab·horred, adjective
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How to use abhorred in a sentence
We abhor forced labor and support the goals of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.Apple is lobbying against a bill aimed at stopping forced labor in China | Reed Albergotti | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
She begins a liaison with single father Adam, who has avoided physical intimacy for a host of reasons, and whose career depends on support from conservative men who abhor women like Seraphina.
The big houses were the homes of the Anglo-Irish, the abhorred British ruling class, that dominated the landscape.
But unlike his father, who abhorred politics, Baraka has spent most of his life in the political realm.The Leak of a Mysterious Video Could Change the Outcome of Newark’s Mayor’s Race | Charles Upton Sahm | May 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He required others to open doors for him because he so abhorred touching the knobs or other metal objects.We Already Know What Adam Lanza’s Real Motive Was at Sandy Hook | Michael Daly | November 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
So over the years, the saga of James Gatz has been appropriated by the victors into a celebration of the very excess it abhorred.The Great Gatsby, Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Is a Relentless Assault on the Senses | Marlow Stern | May 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Though the president disliked the KKK and abhorred lynching, he took no effective steps to counter these horrors.
Hast thou utterly cast away Juda, or hath thy soul abhorred Sion?The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
He declared therefore that he abhorred the thought of a standing army.The History of England from the Accession of James II. | Thomas Babington Macaulay
It is but simple justice to the poor youth to state that he loathed and abhorred himself in consequence.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands | R.M. Ballantyne
Her mother sold her at fifteen to young Henri de Marsay, whom she abhorred and who soon deserted her.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
She knew that he didn't care a rap about the little squat god, but he abhorred untidiness—in other people.The Creators | May Sinclair