Synonyms for abhorrence
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : ab-hawr-uhns, -hor-|
|Phonetic Transcription : æbˈhɔr əns, -ˈhɒr-|
Définition of abhorrenceOrigin :
- 1650s; see abhorrent + -ence.
- noun disgust
- There was accusation, denunciation, abhorrence in the cashier's gaze.
- Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
- They formed my character, and filled me with an abhorrence of evil-doers.
- Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
- He took it and cast it back to me in abhorrence and contempt, with all the strength he could muster.
- Extract from : « The Tenant of Wildfell Hall » by Anne Bronte
- And Plato might also have found that the intuition of evil may be consistent with the abhorrence of it.
- Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
- Every ragged Moor in the streets greeted them with exclamations of menace and abhorrence.
- Extract from : « The Scapegoat » by Hall Caine
- With a passionate gesture of abhorrence he swung towards the door.
- Extract from : « The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series » by Rafael Sabatini
- They became the abhorrence of traitors whose crimes they thwarted.
- Extract from : « Ireland as It Is » by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
- And in his abhorrence he said to himself, "I'll kill him when I get home."
- Extract from : « Under Western Eyes » by Joseph Conrad
- I refrained from expressing my abhorrence of that licentious doctrine because of my curiosity.
- Extract from : « A Set of Six » by Joseph Conrad
- I began to feel that my abhorrence for Strickland could only be sustained by an effort on my part.
- Extract from : « The Moon and Sixpence » by W. Somerset Maugham
Antonyms for abhorrence
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