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Meaning of ABOMINATE

Pronunciation:  u'bâmu`neyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"
 

ABOMINATE is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: abhor, execrate, loathe
 
 See Also: detest, hate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*bom"i*nate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abominated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Abominating}.] [L. abominatus, p. p. or
abominari to deprecate as ominous, to abhor, to curse; ab +
omen a foreboding. See {Omen}.]
To turn from as ill-omened; to hate in the highest degree, as
if with religious dread; loathe; as, to abominate all
impiety.

Syn: To hate; abhor; loathe; detest. See {Hate}.

 

 

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