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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ab·hor·rent /əbˈhɔrənt/ 形容詞
 令人憎惡的, 可恨的, 厭惡的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ab·hor·rent a.
 1. Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts.
    The persons most abhorrent from blood and treason.   --Burke.
 The arts of pleasure in despotic courts
 I spurn abhorrent.   --Clover.
 2. Contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed by to. “Injudicious profanation, so abhorrent to our stricter principles.”
 3. Detestable. “Pride, abhorrent as it is.”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 abhorrent
      adj : offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene
            massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs";
            "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in
            recent novels" [syn: detestable, obscene, repugnant,
             repulsive]