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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  • He will confirm a covenant with many for one ‘seven. In the middle of the ‘seven’ he will put an end to sacrifice and offering. And at the temple he will set up an abomination that causes desolation, until the end that is decreed is poured out on him. Daniel 9:27.

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