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Abomination Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    abomination n
  1. a person who is loathsome or disgusting
  2. hate coupled with disgust [syn: abhorrence, detestation, execration, loathing, odium]
  3. an action that is vicious or vile; an action that arouses disgust or abhorence; "his treatment of the children is an abomination"
Abomination Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Abomination \A*bom`i*na"tion\, n. [OE. abominacioun, -cion, F. abominatio. See Abominate.]
  1. The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing; as, he holds tobacco in abomination.
  2. That which is abominable; anything hateful, wicked, or shamefully vile; an object or state that excites disgust and hatred; a hateful or shameful vice; pollution. Antony, most large in his abominations. --Shak.
  3. A cause of pollution or wickedness. Syn: Detestation; loathing; abhorrence; disgust; aversion; loathsomeness; odiousness. --Sir W. Scott.
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