Meaning of ABOMINATION in English


n. Function: noun

1 one that is a source of utter disgust or intense dislike FF1C; found the new tax form an abomination of confused complexity FF1E;

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

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

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

2 a feeling of extreme disgust and dislike FF1C; they hold every indulgence in abomination FF1E;

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

Related Words: 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 dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.