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Let me go to Clinton's new proposal: to have uniforms in public schools. And people are doing that. How come they're doing that? Dress codes! I find that abhorrent.
Russell Means

Meaning of "abhorrent" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ABHORRENT

abhorrent  [əbˈhɒrənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ABHORRENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Abhorrent is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ABHORRENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of abhorrent in the English dictionary

The first definition of abhorrent in the dictionary is repugnant; loathsome. Other definition of abhorrent is when postpositive, foll by of feeling extreme aversion or loathing. Abhorrent is also usually postpositive and foll by to conflicting.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ABHORRENT


apparent
əˈpærənt
BitTorrent
ˈbɪtˌtɒrənt
coherent
kəʊˈhɪərənt
concurrent
kənˈkʌrənt
current
ˈkʌrənt
deodorant
diːˈəʊdərənt
different
ˈdɪfərənt
durant
ˈdjʊərənt
horrent
ˈhɒrənt
hydrant
ˈhaɪdrənt
ignorant
ˈɪɡnərənt
immigrant
ˈɪmɪɡrənt
inherent
ɪnˈhɪərənt
migrant
ˈmaɪɡrənt
parent
ˈpɛərənt
tolerant
ˈtɒlərənt
torrent
ˈtɒrənt
transparent
trænsˈpærənt
vibrant
ˈvaɪbrənt
warrant
ˈwɒrənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ABHORRENT

abeyant
abfarad
ABH
abhenries
abhenry
abhominable
abhor
abhorred
abhorrence
abhorrency
abhorrently
abhorrer
abhorring
Abia
Abib
abidance
abide
abider
abiding
abidingly

WORDS THAT END LIKE ABHORRENT

air current
alternating current
countercurrent
crosscurrent
dark current
decurrent
deterrent
direct current
eddy current
electric current
for rent
intercurrent
Japan Current
noncurrent
nuclear deterrent
occurrent
photocurrent
residual current
rip current
undercurrent
up-current

Synonyms and antonyms of abhorrent in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ABHORRENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «abhorrent» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of abhorrent

Translation of «abhorrent» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ABHORRENT

Find out the translation of abhorrent to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of abhorrent from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «abhorrent» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

可恶
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aborrecible
570 millions of speakers

English

abhorrent
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

घृणित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بغيض
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

претит
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

repugnante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জঘন্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

odieux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Abhorrent
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

abscheulich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

忌まわしい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

혐오
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Abhorrent
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không hợp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அருவருக்கத்தக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

घृणास्पद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

iğrenç
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ripugnante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

odrażające
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

претит
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

respingător
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απεχθής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gruwelike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

motbjudande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

avskyelig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of abhorrent

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ABHORRENT»

The term «abhorrent» is regularly used and occupies the 69.721 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ABHORRENT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about abhorrent

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10 QUOTES WITH «ABHORRENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word abhorrent.
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Amy Adams
I'd love to be a diva. But I'd then have to send so many apology notes for my abhorrent behaviour.
2
James Coburn
Studios have been trying to get rid of the actor for a long time and now they can do it. They got animation. NO more actor, although for now they still have to borrow a voice or two. Anyway, I find it abhorrent.
3
Shirley Eaton
I don't even want to be on Twitter. I think it's abhorrent, people sending messages to say they're doing the washing-up or whatever.
4
Francesco Guicciardini
I know no man who feels deeper disgust than I do at the ambition, avarice, and profligacy of the priesthood, as well because every one of these vices is odious in itself, as because each of them separately and all of them together are utterly abhorrent in men making profession of a life dedicated to God.
5
Davey Havok
Personally I have never found the practice of recreational drug use appealing. In fact, I have always found the lifestyle and the people who surround it to be abhorrent.
6
Fanny Kemble
I said I thought female labour of the sort exacted from these slaves, and corporal chastisement such as they endure, must be abhorrent to any manly or humane man.
7
Russell Means
Let me go to Clinton's new proposal: to have uniforms in public schools. And people are doing that. How come they're doing that? Dress codes! I find that abhorrent.
8
Maajid Nawaz
The only way we can challenge Islamism is to engage with one another. We need to make it as abhorrent as racism has become today. Only then will we stem the tide of angry young Muslims who turn to hate.
9
Orhan Pamuk
The challenge is to lend conviction even to the voices which advocate views I find personally abhorrent, whether they are political Islamists or officers justifying a coup.
10
Wendell Pierce
We always see abhorrent behavior and say why, but then we get mad when somebody tries to answer.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ABHORRENT»

Discover the use of abhorrent in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to abhorrent and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Westminster Theological Wordbook of the Bible
DONALD E. GOWAN Abhorrence, Abhorrent, Abomination, Abominable Just as the English language offers several words for the bad deed — error, sin, evil, harm, and each with its own set of connotations — so too does the Hebrew language ...
Donald E. Gowan, 2003
2
Abhorrent Ravings of Miscreancy
Poems and short stories that take you through three different levels of extreme indulgence.
Bryan Jackson, 2011
3
Promoting Peace: Via Legal and International Policy
Table 14.3 Dealing with Abhorrent Speech GOALS Conservative Liberal ALTERNATIVES Protect from disruption. Increase creative ideas. Conservative Prohibit abhorrent speech + - and no funding. Liberal Allow abhorrent speech as any ...
Stuart S. Nagel, Julian Nam, 2001
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Chemical and Biological Warfare: A Reference Handbook
Provides an introductory essay; biographies of activists, legislators, and advocates; a chronology of events, legislation, and movements; a directory of organizations; and a listing of print and nonprint resources.
Albert J. Mauroni, 2003
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Tense-aspect, Transitivity and Causativity: Essays in Honour ...
(1) Cholsu-nun Yonghi-ka sahul tongan (*-e) (kesok) TOP NOM 3 days for in continuously miw -oss -ta abhorrent past dec 'To Cholsu, Yonghi was abhorrent for/*in three days (continuously).' (2) Cholsu-nun Yonghi-ka sahul mane tto miw - oss ...
Werner Abraham, L. I. Kulikov, 1999
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The Interpersonal Theory of Psychiatry
Another, somewhat less massive, disturbance of personality is what I call the eruption into awareness of abhorrent cravings. In my view the term “craving” doesn't need the adjective “abhorrent,” but I wish to indicate by this term the entrance ...
Harry Stack Sullivan, 2013
7
Relativism and the Foundations of Liberalism
Section two will further this analysis by asking, in the case of abhorrent moralities, whether these two kinds of criticism will suffice. Abhorrent Moralities, Relativism and Toleration Part 1: Relativism and Abhorrent Moralities The most serious ...
Graham Mark Long, 2004
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The Ethics of Genetic Engineering
We might compare this approach to the problem of partiality to approaches that might be taken with respect to the problem of abhorrent acts—the problem that the utilitarian calculus might yield a direction to perform an abhorrent act, such as  ...
Roberta M. Berry, 2013
9
Wrestling with God and Men: Homosexuality in the Jewish ...
Ve'et zakhar And (et) a male lo tishkav you shall not sexually penetrate mishkeve ishah to humiliate toevah hi it is abhorrent In less poetic Hebrew the sentence would read, “You shall not penetrate et a male to humiliate, it is abhorrent.
Steven Greenberg, 2004
10
Good God: The Theistic Foundations of Morality
If God were to issue a morally abhorrent command, he would render the action, no matter how seemingly bad, morally obligatory. So this objection also imagines that it's at least possible that God could issue some morally abhorrent command.
David Baggett, Jerry L. Walls, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ABHORRENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term abhorrent is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Government doesn't understand terrorism — and it's making …
This requires that we resist the urge to demonise all attitudes critical of Britain as “extremist”, instead distinguishing hostile but non-abhorrent ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
2
17 reasons why Pocahontas is the best Disney film
The abhorrent Governor Ratcliffe and his obsequious right hand man are deliciously evil and we love watching them get overthrown. 3. «Metro, Jul 15»
3
Edward Snowden's a hero says Pavel Durov behind Telegram app …
'If being used by terrorists, these companies should cooperate with the authorities. He is making money from terrorists which seems abhorrent ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
4
People over 55 four times more vulnerable to phone scams …
That anyone would target an older person to defraud them in the first place is abhorrent but we know that older people are deliberately targeted ... «ITV News, Jul 15»
5
Minnesota sputters in race to keep up with road and transit needs
Apparently, a market-driven price hike is OK even though the public gets nothing for it, but a slightly higher tax is abhorrent even if the public ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
6
Lessons from 'Black Friday'
The abhorrent violence that we saw in the Middle East and elsewhere recently has economic implications too, because it should put off the avid ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jul 15»
7
Australian minister claims equal marriage would harm relations with …
... Equality said: “Several of our Asian neighbors allow polygamy and criminalise homosexuality, things most Australians find abhorrent. «PinkNews, Jul 15»
8
Sheldon Richman on Same-Sex Marriage and Clarence Thomas …
However, this background knowledge has not kept him from taking positions abhorrent by libertarian standards. For example, he voted with the ... «Reason, Jul 15»
9
Electric shock collars for dogs could be banned
Mr Robertson, Holyrood's only blind MSP, called for an outright ban and said that “any deliberate infliction of pain on an animal is abhorrent”. «Scotsman, Jul 15»
10
Saltford father-of-two downloaded “abhorrent" child abuse photos …
A Saltford father-of-two who downloaded "abhorrent" child abuse photos and movies from the internet has been handed a community order ... «Bath Chronicle, Jul 15»

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