abominate /əˈbɒmɪneɪt/

a

I. verb [with obj.]

1.
‹formal› detest; loathe

they abominated the very idea of monarchy.
II. derivatives

abominator
noun


– origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin abominat- ‘deprecated’, from the verb abominari, from ab- ‘away, from’ + omen, omin- ‘omen’.

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