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Meaning of DETESTATION

Pronunciation:  `deete'steyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  hate coupled with disgust
 

DETESTATION is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: abhorrence, abomination, execration, loathing, odium
 
 See Also: disgust, hate, hatred

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Det`es*ta"tion\ (?; 277), n. [L. detestatio: cf. F.
d['e]testation.]
The act of detesting; extreme hatred or dislike; abhorrence;
loathing.

      We are heartily agreed in our detestation of civil war.
                                               --Burke.

 

 

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