English - Etymology
English - Pronunciation
English - Adjective
- (archaic) Inconsistent with; far removed from; strongly opposed to, as, abhorrent thoughts. [Late 16th century.]
- Contrary to; discordant. [Mid 17th century.]
- Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing. [Mid 18th century.]
- Detestable or repugnant. [Early 19th century.]
- Nouns to which abhorrent is often applied: behavior, act, crime, practice, thing.
- (opposed): abhorrent is typically folled by from.
- (contrary): abhorrent is followed by to.