Abhorring detesting having or showing abhorrence loathing ergo strongly in opposition to as abhorrent ideas
- offensive to the brain
- Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; thus, strongly opposed to; since, abhorrent thoughts.
- Contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed closely by to.
1610s, "in a situation or problem to recoil," often with off; from Latin abhorentem (nominative abhorrens), present participle of abhorrere; see abhor. Meaning "repugnant" is from 1650s. Early in the day ended up being abhorrable (belated 15c.).
(a.) Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; therefore, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent ideas.
- (a.) In contrast or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed closely by to.
- (a.) Detestable.
The teaching was not necessarily presented in the form of an over-elaborated moral lesson, but was associated with conceptions familiar to the land; and when these conceptions are examined from the anthropological standpoint, they are found to contain much that is strange and even abhorrent to modern convictions of a purely spiritual deity.