Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that is disgusting, loathsome, or repellent.
  • n. A feeling of repugnance or loathing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Extreme hatred or detestation; the feeling of utter dislike.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of abhorring; a feeling of extreme aversion or detestation; strong hatred.
  • n. An expression of abhorrence.
  • n. That which excites repugnance or loathing: as, servility is my abhorrence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. hate coupled with disgust

Etymologies

abhor +‎ -ence (Wiktionary)

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