Definition of Abhorrences

1. Noun. (plural of abhorrence) ¹



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Definition of Abhorrences

1. abhorrence [n] - See also: abhorrence

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abhorrences

abhenry
abhenrys
abhesive
abhesives
abhinaya
abhinayas
abhiseka
abhisekas
abhominable
abhominal
abhor
abhored
abhoring
abhorred
abhorrence
abhorrences (current term)
abhorrencies
abhorrency
abhorrent
abhorrently
abhorrer
abhorrers
abhorrest
abhorreth
abhorrible
abhorring
abhorrings
abhors
abhour
abhurite

Literary usage of Abhorrences

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1. The Lover's Lexicon: A Handbook for Novelists, Playwrights, Philosophers by Frederick Greenwood (1893)
"It is natural to love, and a proof of its " beauty of holiness," that no sooner does it take possession than abhorrences of the fiercest kind start up in ..."

2. Art in America by Frederick Fairchild Sherman (1922)
"He abhors fetters, abhors also conventionality, indeed he almost makes a formula of his abhorrences. He does not hesitate to paint ugly women even extremely ..."

3. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"Concert, very well; — but let us now, suppressing any a abhorrences, hear him on another subject: — Dinner lasts one hour [says our Demon, no better in- ..."

4. The Quarterly Review by John Gibson Lockhart, George Walter Prothero, William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Baron Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, Sir William Smith (1906)
"... and declares that when she 'changed her state' she determined to ' set aside all her innate and original abhorrences, and to regard and use as resources ..."

5. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"Concert, very well; — but let us now, suppressing any little abhorrences, hear him on another subject: "Dinner lasts one hour" (says our Demon, ..."

6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1830)
"... when the whole moral soul, with all its strongest affections and instinctive abhorrences, has sunk prostrate under the force of that animal suffering. ..."

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