Definition of abominate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

abominate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//əˈbɒmɪneɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈbɑːmɪneɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they abominate
BrE BrE//əˈbɒmɪneɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈbɑːmɪneɪt//
 
he / she / it abominates
BrE BrE//əˈbɒmɪneɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈbɑːmɪneɪts//
 
past simple abominated
BrE BrE//əˈbɒmɪneɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈbɑːmɪneɪtɪd//
 
past participle abominated
BrE BrE//əˈbɒmɪneɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈbɑːmɪneɪtɪd//
 
-ing form abominating
BrE BrE//əˈbɒmɪneɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˈbɑːmɪneɪtɪŋ//
 
Disgust
 
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(not used in the progressive tenses) abominate something/somebody (formal) to feel hatred or disgust for something/somebody See related entries: Disgust Word Origin mid 17th cent.: from Latin abominat- ‘deprecated’, from the verb abominari, from ab- ‘away, from’ + omen, omin- ‘omen’.
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