- Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||abhors, abhorring, abhorred
||to regard with intense loathing or horror; detest.
They abhor the practice of dog fighting and are trying to put a stop to it.He abhorred the work he had to do at the slaughterhouse.She abhorred visiting her old aunt in the nursing home, but she forced herself to do it.
- abominate, despise, detest, execrate, hate, loathe
- admire, love
- similar words:
- deride, disdain, dislike, scorn, spurn