from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Abhorrence; disgust.
- n. A cause of abhorrence or disgust.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing.
- n. That which is abominable; anything hateful, wicked, or shamefully vile; an object or state that excites disgust and hatred; a hateful or shameful vice; pollution.
- n. A cause of pollution or wickedness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of abominating or the state of being abominated; the highest degree of aversion; detestation.
- n. That which is abominated or abominable; an object greatly disliked or abhorred; hence, hateful or shameful vice.
- n. In the Bible, often, that which is ceremonially impure; ceremonial impurity; defilement; that which defiles.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. hate coupled with disgust
- n. an action that is vicious or vile; an action that arouses disgust or abhorrence
- n. a person who is loathsome or disgusting
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