Synonyms for abominate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-bom-uh-neyt
Phonetic Transcription : əˈbɒm əˌneɪt

Définition of abominate

Origin :
  • 1640s, back-formation from abomination or from Latin abominatus, past participle of abominari (see abomination). Related: Abominated; abominating.
  • verb detest
Example sentences :
  • I abominate the idea of frying eggs in water as the Americans do.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Khalid » by Ameen Rihani
  • And, just between you and me, I will say that I abominate honesty in other people.
  • Extract from : « The Love Affairs of an Old Maid » by Lilian Bell
  • I thought you were beginning an Epic,—a thing I abominate of all others.
  • Extract from : « Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II. » by Pierce Egan
  • They're from Tomkins's, and we girls just abominate his things.
  • Extract from : « Trent's Trust and Other Stories » by Bret Harte
  • I have no bowels for hypocrisy, and I abominate and detest kingship.
  • Extract from : « Imaginary Conversations and Poems » by Walter Savage Landor
  • If there's anything I despise and abominate it's a breaker of dates.
  • Extract from : « Prudence Says So » by Ethel Hueston
  • Mere holding forth "I utterly detest, abominate, and abjure."
  • Extract from : « The Letters of Charles Dickens » by Charles Dickens
  • Do you know that I abominate myself when I am obliged to get so excited.
  • Extract from : « Fair Haven and Foul Strand » by August Strindberg
  • These animals, of all ill scents, abominate most that of the oil of turpentine.
  • Extract from : « An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4) » by William Kirby
  • For what is it that we abominate in heretics except their blasphemies?
  • Extract from : « Writings in Connection with the Donatist Controversy » by Aurelius Augustine

Antonyms for abominate

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