abhorring

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

abhor +‎ -ing

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abhorring (usually uncountable, plural abhorrings)

  1. Detestation. [Mid 16th century.][1]
  2. A detested thing. [Mid 16th century.][1]
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Verb[edit]

abhorring

  1. present participle of abhor

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “abhorring” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 4.

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