Definition of Abhorring

1. n. Detestation.



Definition of Abhorring

1. Noun. Detestation. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of abhor) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abhorring

1. abhor [v] - See also: abhor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abhorring

abhor
abhored
abhoring
abhorred
abhorrence
abhorrences
abhorrencies
abhorrency
abhorrent
abhorrently
abhorrer
abhorrers
abhorrest
abhorreth
abhorrible
abhorring (current term)
abhorrings
abhors
abhour
abhurite
abhurites
abhydrolase
abibliophobia
abibliophobias
abid
abidable
abidance
abidances
abidden
abide

Literary usage of Abhorring

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"Yet his was essentially a peaceable nature, abhorring strife. He promoted the reprinting at Basel of Luther's writings, and had friendly relations with that ..."

2. The World's Famous Orations. by Francis Whiting Halsey, William Jennings Bryan (1906)
"MEAGHER ON abhorring THE SWORD1 (1846) Born in 1823, died in 1867; Identified with the Irish Repeal Association in 1844; a member of the war directory of ..."

3. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"... man's daughter in the town, whom he loved, and lived with long after, abhorring the very name and sight of the first. After the death of Lucretia, ..."

4. The Anatomy of melancholy v. 3 by Robert Burton (1875)
"... motioned him to another honest man's daughter in the town, whom he loved, and lived with long after, abhorring the very name and sight of the first. ..."

5. The Modern Reader's Bible: The Books of the Bible with Three Books of the by Richard Green Moulton (1907)
"... trans- Judgement gressed against me: for their worm shall not die, neither shall their fire be quenched; and they shall be an abhorring unto all flesh. ..."

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