Definition of Detestations

1. Noun. (plural of detestation) ¹



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Definition of Detestations

1. detestation [n] - See also: detestation

Lexicographical Neighbors of Detestations

deterritorialization
deterritorializations
deters
detersion
detersions
detersive
detersively
detersiveness
detersives
detest
detestability
detestable
detestableness
detestably
detestation
detestations
detested
detester
detesters
detestest
detesteth
detesting
detests
detext
dethatch
dethatched
dethatcher
dethatchers
dethatches
dethatching

Literary usage of Detestations

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Introduction to the Study of Sociology by Edward Cary Hayes (1918)
"Society must impart to its members tastes, interests, ambitions, and a set of moral detestations and moral enthusiasms strong enough to inhibit instincts ..."

2. Education for Business by Leverett Samuel Lyon (1922)
"Society must impart to its members tastes, interests, ambitions, and a set of moral detestations and moral enthusiasm strong enough to inhibit instincts and ..."

3. Commentary on the Prophets of the Old Testament by Heinrich Ewald, John Frederick Smith (1880)
"But they resisted me, and would not hearken to me, | threw not away every one the detestations of his eyes, and forsook not the Egyptian Nuisances, ..."

4. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Deuteronomy by Samuel Rolles Driver (1902)
"Ez. 8""- mentions the superstitious worship of various creeping things and quadrupeds—described as YWf "detestations," the same word used in Lev. n ..."

5. The International Critical Commentary on the Holy Scriptures of the Old and by Samuel Rolles Driver, Alfred Plummer, Charles Augustus Briggs (1903)
"11 ; and Is. 6$u- 66" allude to the flesh of the Faint, the mouse, and other " detestations " (again f$fo), as eaten sacra- mentally (cf. ..."

6. Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens (1908)
"What is this about husbands and detestations? " inquired the captivating Alfred. "Why, they say," returned his wife, "that listeners never hear any good of ..."

7. The Mediaeval Mind: A History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in by Henry Osborn Taylor (1919)
"The temperamental element of love—the love of God and man, with its appurtenant detestations—-made the heart of Bernard's vita contemplativa, ..."

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