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Definition of Abhorrence


  1. Extreme hatred or detestation; the feeling of utter dislike.

Abhorrence Quotations

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.
Frederick Douglass

I have, indeed, no abhorrence of danger, except in its absolute effect - in terror.
Edgar Allan Poe

Long before the terrifying potential of the arms race was recognized, there was a widespread instinctive abhorrence of nuclear weapons, and a strong desire to get rid of them.
Joseph Rotblat

Abhorrence of apartheid is a moral attitude, not a policy.
Edward Heath

In those days, slavery was not looked upon, even in Quaker Philadelphia, with the shudder and abhorrence one feels towards it now.
John Sergeant Wise
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Abhorrence Translations

abhorrence in Danish is afsky
abhorrence in Dutch is gruwel, verschrikking, gruweldaad
abhorrence in German is Abscheu {f}
abhorrence in Italian is orrore
abhorrence in Norwegian is vemmelse
abhorrence in Spanish is aborrecimiento, abominacion
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