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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishabhorrenceab‧hor‧rence /əbˈhɒrəns $ -ˈhɔːr-/ noun [uncountable] formal  a deep feeling of hatred towards something
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abhorrenceJustin held in abhorrence the Gnostic mixing of myths and cults to make an unpalatable bouillabaisse of religions.the abhorrence of terrorism by all decent peopleThe abhorrence of the profession is documented throughout Anglo-Saxon history.It was abhorrence of waste of any kind of resource that motivated him.He leaves office with near-record-high approval ratings despite widespread abhorrence at his personal behavior, pollsters say.It is possible for such sentiments of approval of this past to coexist with abhorrence for most current acts of violence.The thought of marrying him filled her with abhorrence.Where the struggle was too strong to be defeated, they view it with abhorrence as a triumph for an adversary nation.Hindenburg regarded such a prospect with abhorrence.
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