Meaning of ABOMINATION in English




one that is a source of utter disgust or intense dislike

found the new tax form an abomination of confused complexity

Synonyms: anathema, bête noire, black beast, bugbear, detestation, hate

Related Word: annoyance, pest, plague, trial; bogey, bugaboo, incubus

Contrasted words: delectation, delight, joy, pleasure; treasure


a feeling of extreme disgust and dislike

they hold every indulgence in abomination

Synonyms: abhorrence, aversion, detestation, hate, hatred, horror, loathing, repugnance, repugnancy, repulsion, revulsion

Related Word: contempt, despite, disdain, scorn; disfavor, dislike, disrelish, distaste

Contrasted words: admiration, regard, respect; fondness, liking, relish, taste; approbation, approval, countenance, favor; acceptance, tolerance

Antonyms: esteem; enjoyment

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English vocabulary.      Английский энциклопедический словарь тезаурус.