n. 厌恶, 痛恨
- Strong dislike or hatred; abhorrence.
- A cordial abhorrence of waste.
- We all have an abhorrence of war.
[ noun ]
hate coupled with disgust
Abhorrence \Ab*hor"rence\, n.
Extreme hatred or detestation; the feeling of utter dislike.
- Currency rates will never be stable as long as nations pursue widely differing economic policies: abhorrence of inflation in West Germany vs. relative tolerance of it in the United States, for example.
- "The government expresses abhorrence for these criminal bomb attacks and condemns most categorically every form of terrorism, whatever its origin," a government statement said.
- He also repeated his long-held abhorrence of materialism, disdain for Western mass culture and belief that a democratic society can exist under a powerful leader.
- Throughout the Iran-Iraq war, the State Department has expressed grave abhorrence to chemical weapons.
- "It's hard to make anybody believe the author of `The Graduate' needs money," said Charles Webb, 49, who says his abhorrence of materialism led him to give away two houses in his salad days.
- Musavi warned the United States "that its latest crime against the Iranian people would only further arouse the abhorrence of (Iranians) against Washington," according to IRNA.
- McAfee's lawyer, Randall Davis, said Tuesday his client's wish to die stemmed from his "abhorrence to being dependent" on other people for his care.