detestation : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  hate coupled with disgust

  • Take Martin Luther: "My detestation of that man grows.
  • This organization holds the other two in active detestation.
  • A realistic Zionist, Judge Mack overcame his detestation of titular honors last summer to accept honorary presidency of the First World Jewish Congress in Geneva.
News & Articles

  • Remembering the heroic victims of the Ft. Hood shooting
    By Sammie Hill Maj. Nidal Hasan has accrued nationwide attention and detestation as the man responsible for the death of 13 people during the 2009 shooting at Fort Hood in Texas. The Army psychiatrist also wounded 32 individuals during the rampage, which stands as the worst mass murder at a military installation in the history... Read more »
    Sept. 3, 2013 - The Louisville Cardinal

  • Terry Goddard in Raw Story
    It's certainly is a strong argument for getting that debate front and center and finding whatever options we might have to cut off the detestation in Mexico,said Goddard.
  • George Washington in Roanoke Times
    Washington concluded his general orders with the statement: "His Excellency the Commander in Chief approves the sentence ...... with abhorrence and detestation of such infamous crimes."
  • Martin Amis in Bloomberg
    Atta's disgusted mouth reflected his "all-inclusive detestation, his pan-anathema" on the world, Amis writes: Only one human being took pleasure in setting eyes on Atta, and that was bin Laden.

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