abhorrent /əbˈhɒr(ə)nt/

a

I. adjective

inspiring disgust and loathing; repugnant

racism was abhorrent to us all.
II. derivatives

abhorrently
adverb


– origin late 16th cent.: from Latin abhorrent- ‘shuddering away from in horror’, from the verb abhorrere (see abhor).

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