aborrecer

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese avorrecer (altered based on the Latin etymology), from Latin abhorrēscere, present active infinitive of abhorrēscō.

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aborrecer (first-person singular present indicative aborreço, past participle aborrecido)

  1. to annoy, bother, vex
  2. (archaic) to abhor, loathe, hate
    • 1753, Bíblia Sagrada Almeida Revista e Corrigida, 1 Kings 22:8:
      Então, disse o rei de Israel a Josafá: Ainda há um homem por quem podemos consultar ao Senhor; porém eu o aborreço, porque nunca profetiza de mim bem, mas só mal; este é Micaías, filho de Inlá. E disse Josafá: Não fale o rei assim.
      And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may enquire of the Lord: but I hate him; for he doth not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish [Term?], from Latin abhorrēscere, present active infinitive of abhorrēscō. Compare Ladino aborreser and Portuguese aborrecer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /aboreˈθeɾ/, [a.β̞o.reˈθeɾ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /aboreˈseɾ/, [a.β̞o.reˈseɾ]

Verb[edit]

aborrecer (first-person singular present aborrezco, first-person singular preterite aborrecí, past participle aborrecido)

  1. to hate, detest, loathe
  2. (of an animal) to abandon one's young

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