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abomination

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Etymology

Old English abominacioun, -cion, Latin abominatio. See abominate

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
abomination

Plural
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  1. The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing; as, he holds tobacco in abomination.
  2. 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.
    • Antony, most large in his abominations. Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra, III-vi
  3. A cause of pollution or wickedness.

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References

  • Webster 1913

French

Pronunciation

Noun

abomination f. (plural abominations)

  1. abomination

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