Adjective "Abhorrent" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Abhorrent


    Definition:

    1. causing repugnance; detestable; loathsome: an abhorrent deed.

    2. utterly opposed, or contrary, or in conflict (usually followed by to): abhorrent to reason.

    3. feeling extreme repugnance or aversion (usually followed by of): abhorrent of waste.

    4. remote in character (usually followed by from): abhorrent from the principles of law.

    Examples:

    "ideas can be abhorrent to societies."

    "ideas can be abhorrent to people."

    "thoughts can be abhorrent to people."

    "returns can be abhorrent to masses."

    "promiscuities can be abhorrent to juries."

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