Pronunciation of Abhorrent
/ɐbhˈɒɹənt/, /ɐbhˈɒɹənt/, /ɐ_b_h_ˈɒ_ɹ_ə_n_t/
Synonyms for abhorrent:
Other synonyms and related words:
distasteful, nauseous, loathsome, filthy, offensive, abominable, foul, horrendous, lousy, accursed, dreadful, contemptible, low, wretched, raunchy, sickening, rotten, despicable, noxious, lewd, evil, gross, rancid, appalling, awful, contemptuous, nasty, infamous, ghastly, horrid, salacious, nefarious, disdainful, scornful, shocking, obscene, antipathetic, nauseating, shabby, Despisable, horrible, fulsome, detestable, scandalous, obnoxious, execrable, noisome, vile, revolting, disgusting, objectionable.
inelegant, plain, unlovely, unpleasing, undesirable, unsightly, disagreeable, repellent, hideous, ugly, unappealing, displeasing, grotesque, unaesthetic, disfigured, homely, repulsive, repugnant, odious, Ill-looking, shapeless, unpleasant, unattractive.
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for abhorrent:
- The irascible fury of the bully rid me of my tormentor; he immediately assaulted Henley, and I hastened away from two beings so almost equally abhorrent, but from causes so opposite. - "Anna St. Ives", Thomas Holcroft.
- Other Shoshone avoided them because of this abhorrent practice. - "Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society", Robert F. Murphy Yolanda Murphy.
- There seemed an abhorrent, gruesome analogy in the situation- this waiting for a murdered man to come! - "The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale", Frank L. Packard.