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Origin of abhorrent
OTHER WORDS FROM abhorrentab·hor·rent·ly, adverbun·ab·hor·rent·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for abhorrent
But one description was abhorrent on a level far above politics: “Aspergery.”Yes, ‘Aspergery’ Is a Slur and It's Time to Stop Using It|Emily Shire|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To be clear, what Peterson (allegedly) did is abhorrent and almost beyond comprehension.Adrian Peterson’s ‘Whooping’ and Ray Rice’s Knockout Are Both Domestic Violence|Robert Silverman|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In that interview, Paul made it a point to frequently note how he finds discrimination “abhorrent.”
But I have never met someone who actually confronts people for their abhorrent behavior after the workplace bullying is over.
Still, the whole thing is so abhorrent that hardly anyone is waiting for the tape to be verified.As ‘Punishment,’ Clippers Bigot Donald Sterling Could Make $1 Billion|Robert Silverman|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gillian had fled to her mother, entreating her to explain to her father that such jests were abhorrent to her.Beechcroft at Rockstone|Charlotte M. Yonge
At the same time the doctrine of future rewards and punishments reached an abhorrent evolution.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church|Alexander Clarence Flick
They received us kindly and fed us well only to devote us to the most abhorrent of deaths.A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder|James De Mille
These representations disclose the most abhorrent and execrable cruelties.
I do not care to boast, you understand, and to be forced into self-praise is abhorrent to me.Figures of Earth|James Branch Cabell