Ab·hor v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abhorred p. pr. & vb. n. Abhorring.]
1. To shrink back with shuddering from; to regard with horror or detestation; to feel excessive repugnance toward; to detest to extremity; to loathe.
Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good. --Rom. xii. 9.
2. To fill with horror or disgust. [Obs.]
It doth abhor me now I speak the word. --Shak.
3. Canon Law To protest against; to reject solemnly. [Obs.]
I utterly abhor, yea, from my soul
Refuse you for my judge. --Shak.
Syn: -- To hate; detest; loathe; abominate. See Hate.
v : find repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats" [syn:
loathe, abominate, execrate]
[also: abhorring, abhorred]