abominacioun

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French abomination, from Late Latin abōminātiōnem, accusative of abōminātiō. Some forms are influenced by a purported but false relationship with Latin hominem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /abɔminaːˈsjuːn/, /abɔminaːˈsjoːn/

Noun[edit]

abominacioun (plural abominaciouns)

  1. distress, disgust, repulsion
  2. An abominable or horrible action
  3. An abomination or horror
  4. (biblical) Pagan worship or heresy
  5. (biblical) Idols; pagan religious material

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