Related formsself-ab·hor·rence, noun
Examples from the Web for abhorrence
For all his caustic polemics, Kristol had an abhorrence of finding himself in the minority.
Morgan avoided the Headlight office, for there was a sensitive spot in his heart that Rhetta's abhorrence of him hurt keenly.Trail's End|George W. Ogden
So, worse and worse became the man's condition, greater and greater his abhorrence of what is counted a delicate bit of eating.The Cassowary|Stanley Waterloo
These manners and customs they were obliged to adopt in order to avoid becoming objects of abhorrence.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.|Solomon Maimon
Is this system so very vicious, that it deserves nothing but abhorrence and destruction?Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. II (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
We can never honour Voltaire too long nor too deeply for the vehemence and sincerity of his abhorrence of the military spirit.Voltaire|John Morley