What does abominate mean?

abominate meaning in General Dictionary

To turn from as ill-omened to hate when you look at the greatest degree just as if with religious dread loathe regarding abominate all impiety

View more

  • find repugnant
  • to show from as ill-omened; to hate within the highest degree, as though with religious dread; loathe; since, to abominate all impiety.

abominate meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1640s, back-formation from abomination or from Latin abominatus, previous participle of abominari "shun as an ill omen" (see abomination). Relevant: Abominated; abominating.

abominate meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To turn from as ill-omened; to hate in greatest degree, like with spiritual fear; loathe; because, to abominate all impiety.

Sentence Examples with the word abominate

For my part, I abominate all honourable respectable toils, trials, and tribulations of every kind whatsoever.

View more Sentence Examples