The word “abhors” has 2 syllables: a-bhors.

It's pronounced as /əbˈhɔrz/.

What is synonym and antonym for abhors?

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

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

Synonyms for abhors

  • despise
  • detest
  • hate
  • hates
  • loathe
  • scorn

Antonyms for abhors

  • admire
  • cherish
  • desires
  • enjoys
  • favors
  • like
  • likes
  • love
  • loves
  • prefers

Meanings of abhors

  • 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.

Example Sentences

  • The chef abhors the use of artificial additives in her culinary creations.
  • The environmentalist abhors the wanton destruction of natural habitats.
  • The pacifist abhors violence and advocates for peaceful resolutions.
  • The teacher abhors cheating and emphasizes academic integrity in the classroom.
  • The humanitarian abhors discrimination and works tirelessly to promote equality.

On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to abhors, such as: admire, cherish, desires, despise, detest, enjoys, favors.

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