abominate
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /əˈbɒm.əˌnəɪt/, /əˈbɒm.ɪˌnəɪt/
  • (adjective) (America) IPA: /ə.ˈbɒm.ə.ˌnəɪt/, /ə.ˈbɒm.ɪ.ˌnəɪt/, /ə.ˈbɒm.ə.nət/
Adjective

abominate

  1. (rare) Abominable; detested. [First attested in the late 16th century.]
Verb

abominate (abominates, present participle abominating; past and past participle abominated)

  1. (transitive) To feel disgust towards; to loathe or detest thoroughly; to hate in the highest degree, as if with religious dread. [First attested in the mid 17th century.]
    Synonyms: abhor
  2. (transitive, colloquial) To dislike strongly. [First attested in the late 19th century.]
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