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Synonyms for abominateəˈbɒm əˌneɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abhor, loathe, abominate, execrate(verb)

    find repugnant

    Synonyms:
    accurse, abominate, anathematise, anathematize, anathemize, abhor, execrate, loathe, comminate, anathemise

Wiktionary

  1. abominate(adjective)

    Abominable; detested

    Synonyms:
    detest, loathe, abhor, hate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abominate

    Abhor is stronger than despise, implying a shuddering recoil, especially a moral recoil. "How many shun evil as inconvenient who do not abhor it as hateful." Trench Serm. in Westm. Abbey xxvi, 297. [Murray's "New English Dictionary"] Detest expresses indignation, with something of contempt. Loathe implies disgust, physical or moral. We abhor a traitor, despise a coward, detest a liar. We dislike an uncivil person. We abhor cruelty, hate tyranny. We loathe a reptile or a flatterer. We abhor Milton's heroic Satan, but we can not despise him.

    Synonyms:
    abhor, despise, detest, dislike, hate, loathe, nauseate, scorn, shun

    Antonyms:
    admire, approve, covet, crave, desire, enjoy, esteem, esteem, like, love, relish

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abominate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    abhor, detest, execrate, hate, loathe, nauseate, shrink from, recoil from, shudder at, view with horror


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