The word “abhorring” has 3 syllables: a-bhor-ring.

It's pronounced as /əˈbɔrɪŋ/.

What is synonym and antonym for abhorring?

In the thesaurus, “abhorring” has 6 synonyms and 10 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for abhorring along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for abhorring

  • despise
  • detest
  • hate
  • hating
  • loathe
  • scorn

Antonyms for abhorring

  • admire
  • cherish
  • desiring
  • enjoying
  • favoring
  • like
  • liking
  • love
  • loving
  • preferring

Meanings of abhorring

  • verb
    1. To regard with horror or detestation; to shrink back with shuddering from; to feel excessive repugnance toward; to detest to extremity; to loathe.
    2. To fill with horror or disgust.
    3. To turn aside or avoid; to keep away from; to reject.
    4. (canon law) To protest against; to reject solemnly.
    5. To shrink back with horror, disgust, or dislike; to be contrary or averse; construed with from.
    6. Differ entirely from.
  • noun
    1. Detestation.
    2. A detested thing.

Example Sentences

  • The activist group was known for publicly abhorring any form of discrimination.
  • The teacher emphasized the importance of abhorring bullying behavior in the classroom.
  • The community stood united in abhorring hate speech and promoting inclusivity.
  • The organization released a statement abhorring the violence and advocating for peaceful solutions.
  • The artist's work aimed at abhorring societal injustices through powerful visual messages.

On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to abhorring, such as: admire, cherish, desiring, despise, detest, enjoying, favoring.

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