Definition of “abhor” - English Dictionary

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abhorverb [ T ]

us /æbˈhɔr, əb-/ -rr-

to hate something or someone:

His opponent abhors the death penalty.
abhorrence
noun [ U ] us /æbˈhɔr·əns, əb-, -ˈhɑr-/

She has an abhorrence of violence.
abhorrent
adjective us /æbˈhɔr·ənt, -ˈhɑr-/

His attitude of superiority is abhorrent.

(Definition of “abhor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)