What does the word abhor mean?

Usage examples for abhor

  1. I hate the man: I loathe and abhor him with all my heart; but I can never forget that he is still my husband. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  2. " For, if Confusion have a part, Which virtuous souls abhor-" Surely it was confusion that had now overtaken me. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  3. You see he's heard his table- mates talk so much about things he used to abhor that he's got accustomed to them, and he's ceased to abhor them. – The Adventures of a Freshman by Jesse Lynch Williams
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