abhorred abhorred  /əb ˈhɔrd/


  • (v) find repugnant


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  1. Though he abhorred theological systems, he produced, in his 14-volume Church Dogmatics, the most powerful exposition of Protestant thought since Calvin's Institutes.
  2. Bhutto, loathed by the religious parties for her liberal policies and equally abhorred by the military, doesn't offer much more hope, despite her campaign pledges.
  3. Like many leftists, he abhorred the continuing Israeli presence in the conquered territories.



  1. "The solution, in my view, lies in creating an environment in which nuclear weapons are universally banned, morally abhorred, and their futility unmasked," Mohamed ElBaradei, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA),...
    on May 25, 2007 By: Mohamed ElBaradei Source: Hindu

  2. Dodd said Kennedy especially enjoyed in his final months how political opponents who "abhorred his politics were saying the nicest things about him."
    on Aug 28, 2009 By: Chris Dodd Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "The Quaid was a great exponent of human liberty and dignity and abhorred all kinds of prejudices, violence and extremism", President Musharraf said in a message to nation on the birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, falling on...
    on Dec 25, 2006 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Pakistan Link

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