Ab*hor"rent (#), a. [L. abhorens, -rentis, p. pr. of abhorrere.]
Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts.
The persons most abhorrent from blood and treason.
The arts of pleasure in despotic courts
I spurn abhorrent.
Contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed by to.
"Injudicious profanation, so abhorrent
to our stricter principles."
as it is."
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