To shrink straight back with scary disgust or dislike is contrary or averse with
- To shrink back with shuddering from to respect with scary or detestation to feel exorbitant repugnance toward to detest to extremity to loathe
- find repugnant
- To shrink back with shuddering from; to respect with horror or detestation; to feel extortionate repugnance toward; to detest to extremity; to loathe.
- To fill with horror or disgust.
- To protest against; to reject solemnly.
- To shrink back with scary, disgust, or dislike; is contrary or averse; -- with
mid-15c., from Latin abhorrere "shrink back from, have an aversion for, shudder at," from ab- "away" (see ab-) + horrere "tremble at, shudder," actually "to bristle, be shaggy," from PIE *ghers- "start off, stand out, rise to a point, bristle" (see scary). Relevant: Abhorred; abhorring.
(v. t.) To shrink right back with shuddering from; to regard with scary or detestation; to feel exorbitant repugnance toward; to detest to extremity; to loathe.
- (v. t.) To fill with scary or disgust.
- (v. t.) To protest against; to reject solemnly.
- (v. i.) To shrink right back with horror, disgust, or dislike; is contrary or averse; -- with
I abhor the conditions under which we commercially raise farm animals today.