Definition of abomination noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

abomination

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//əˌbɒmɪˈneɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//əˌbɑːmɪˈneɪʃn//
 
(formal) Disgust
 
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a thing that causes disgust and hatred, or is considered extremely offensive a concrete abomination masquerading as a hotel A strict Puritan, he regarded all theatres and play acting as an abomination. See related entries: Disgust Word Origin Middle English: from Latin abominatio(n-), from the verb abominari, from ab- ‘away, from’ + omen, omin- ‘omen’.
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