ABHORRENT: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for ABHORRENT?

Need another word that means the same as “abhorrent”? Find 27 synonyms and 30 related words for “abhorrent” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Abhorrent” are: detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsive, detested, hateful, hated, loathsome, despicable, despised, abominable, execrable, repellent, revolting, disgusting, distasteful, horrible, horrid, horrifying, awful, heinous, reprehensible, obnoxious, odious, nauseating, offensive, contemptible

Abhorrent as an Adjective

Definitions of "Abhorrent" as an adjective

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “abhorrent” as an adjective can have the following definitions:

  • Offensive to the mind.
  • Inspiring disgust and loathing; repugnant.

Synonyms of "Abhorrent" as an adjective (27 Words)

abominableUnequivocally detestable.
Abominable treatment of prisoners.
awfulInspiring awe or admiration or wonder.
An awful voice.
contemptibleDeserving contempt; despicable.
A display of contemptible cowardice.
despicableMorally reprehensible.
A despicable crime.
despisedTreated with dislike or contempt.
detestableUnequivocally detestable.
Detestable vices.
detestedTreated with dislike or contempt.
disgustingArousing revulsion or strong indignation.
He had the most disgusting rotten teeth.
distastefulCausing dislike or aversion; disagreeable or unpleasant.
He found such cynicism distasteful.
execrableUnequivocally detestable.
Execrable crimes.
hatedTreated with dislike or contempt.
hatefulCharacterized by malice.
A hateful dress.
heinous(of a person or wrongful act, especially a crime) utterly odious or wicked.
Heinous accusations.
horribleCausing or likely to cause horror; shocking.
The tea tasted horrible.
horridRough; bristling.
A horrid beard.
horrifyingProvoking horror- Winston Churchill.
A horrifying incident.
loathsomeCausing hatred or disgust; repulsive.
This loathsome little swine.
nauseatingCausing or liable to cause a feeling of nausea or disgust; disgusting.
A nauseating smell.
obnoxiousExtremely unpleasant.
Obnoxious odours.
obsceneOffending against moral principles; repugnant.
Obscene jokes.
odiousUnequivocally detestable.
Odious hypocrisy.
offensiveMorally offensive.
An offensive odour.
repellentIncapable of absorbing or mixing with.
Water repellent nylon.
reprehensibleDeserving censure or condemnation.
His complacency and reprehensible laxity.
repugnantExtremely distasteful; unacceptable.
Morally repugnant customs.
repulsiveRelating to repulsion between physical objects.
A repulsive mask.
revoltingHighly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust.
Revolting food.

Usage Examples of "Abhorrent" as an adjective

  • An abhorrent deed.
  • Racism was abhorrent to us all.

Associations of "Abhorrent" (30 Words)

abhorRegard with disgust and hatred.
She abhors cats.
abhorrenceA feeling of revulsion; disgusted loathing.
The thought of marrying him filled her with abhorrence.
abominateFind repugnant.
They abominated the very idea of monarchy.
abominationA feeling of hatred.
Concrete abominations masquerading as hotels.
acrimonyA rough and bitter manner.
The AGM dissolved into acrimony.
animosityStrong hostility.
He no longer felt any animosity towards her.
animus(in Jungian psychology) the masculine part of a woman’s personality.
The author s animus towards her.
antipathyA deep-seated feeling of aversion.
His fundamental antipathy to capitalism.
aversionA strong dislike or disinclination.
They made plain their aversion to the use of force.
detestDislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards.
She really did detest his mockery.
detestationHate coupled with disgust.
He is the detestation of the neighbourhood.
detestedTreated with dislike or contempt.
disgustFill with distaste.
The sight filled her with disgust.
disgustingArousing revulsion or strong indignation.
He had the most disgusting rotten teeth.
dislikeHave or feel a dislike or distaste for.
She disliked any kind of unnecessary rudeness.
displeaseMake (someone) feel annoyed or dissatisfied.
The tone of the letter displeased him.
execrateFeel or express great loathing for.
They were execrated as dangerous and corrupt.
execrationThe object of cursing or detestation; that which is execrated.
hateUsed politely to express one’s regret or embarrassment at doing something.
I hate Mexican food.
hatredThe emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action.
His murderous hatred of his brother.
loatheFind repugnant.
She loathed him on sight.
loathingA feeling of intense dislike or disgust; hatred.
The thought filled him with loathing.
odiousExtremely unpleasant; repulsive.
Odious hypocrisy.
odiumGeneral or widespread hatred or disgust incurred by someone as a result of their actions.
He incurred widespread odium for military failures and government corruption.
repellentA chemical substance that repels animals.
A flea repellent.
repugnantExtremely distasteful; unacceptable.
A by law must not be repugnant to the general law of the country.
repulsiveSo extremely ugly as to be terrifying.
A repulsive mask.
revulsionA sense of disgust and loathing.
News of the attack will be met with sorrow and revulsion.
scaredFearful; frightened.
I m scared stiff of flying.
terribleExceptionally bad or displeasing.
Despite passing my driving test first time I m a terrible driver.

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