• (British) IPA: /æbˈ(h)ɒɹ.ənt/, /əbˈ(h)ɒɹ.ənt/
  • (America) IPA: /æbˈhɔɹ.ənt/, /æbˈhɑɹ.ənt/


  1. (archaic) Inconsistent with, or far removed from, something; strongly opposed [Late 16th century.]
    abhorrent thoughts
  2. Contrary to something; discordant. [Mid 17th century.]
  3. Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing. [Mid 18th century.]
  4. Detestable or repugnant. [Early 19th century.]
    It's not racism to reject cultural behaviour that is abhorrent to us. - Henry Makow
Related terms Translations
  • German: unverträglich
  • Portuguese: incompatível
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