from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Disgusting, loathsome, or repellent.
- adj. Feeling repugnance or loathing.
- adj. Archaic Being strongly opposed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to.
- adj. Contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed by to.
- adj. Detestable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Hating; detesting; struck with abhorrence.
- Exciting horror or abhorrence; very repulsive; detestable: as, abhorrent scenes; an abhorrent criminal or course of conduct.
- Contrary; utterly repugnant; causing aversion: formerly with from, now with to.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. offensive to the mind
From Latin abhorrēns, present active participle of abhorreō ("abhor"). See abhor (Wiktionary)