Abhorrence in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Abhorrence

Extreme aversion or detestation; the feeling of utter dislike or loathing. [Mid 17th century.] | (obsolete, historical) An expression of abhorrence, in particular any of the parliamentary addresses dictated towards Charles II. [Late 17th century.] | A person or thing that is loathsome; a detested thing. [Mid 18th century.]

Short Example Sentences for Abhorrence

  • 1. No words can express my abhorrence of them now. 🔊
  • 2. Let not abhorrence spring within my heart! 🔊
  • 3. Her parents had the same abhorrence of Jewry. 🔊
  • 4. The "sneak" and the "coward" are the abhorrence of youth. 🔊
  • 5. Evidently he was not unique in his abhorrence of the crush at the end. 🔊
  • 6. One man sees no harm in things which another regards with abhorrence as evil. 🔊
  • 7. Marmaduke shrank back, and gazed upon the aperture with abhorrence and dismay. 🔊
  • 8. I used to express my abhorrence of it to a priest whom I met with. 🔊
  • 9. The Erewhonians regard death with less abhorrence than disease. 🔊
  • 10. If God did not punish sin, where were His holy abhorrence of it? 🔊
  • 11. Most persons feel an abhorrence ---- snakes. 🔊

How to use Abhorrence in Sentences?

  • 1. She hated them because all their sweet abhorrence found no deliverance or revenge for her. 🔊
  • 2. Her tone was full of abhorrence for this traducer of the man she loved and trusted. 🔊
  • 3. To intimate my doubts of his veracity would be to provoke abhorrence and outrage. 🔊
  • 4. Was it an abhorrence of tenements, or a growing fastidiousness as to the methods? 🔊
  • 5. Here again, the underlying sentiment is the abhorrence of human recklessness and extravagance. 🔊
  • 6. That the habit of excess in the use of wine is an object of unqualified abhorrence and disgust. 🔊
  • 7. I never saw in the rebukes of my neighbours any thing but laudable abhorrence of vice. 🔊
  • 8. She felt a sudden abhorrence of mingling with the fire-crazed crowd that surged before her. 🔊
  • 9. It evinced a deep and settled abhorrence of crime, and an inflexible determination to punish it. 🔊
  • 10. She has her little scandal about the archdeacon and her womanly abhorrence of that horrid Colenso. 🔊
  • 11. The Jewish abhorrence to mixed marriages and "the bed of the uncircumcised" is well known. 🔊
  • 12. My hand was wet with blood, and as I withdrew it, the wild abhorrence of the thing came upon me. 🔊
  • 13. For I abhorrence see, impressed upon thy brow, And noble anger, that contendeth with surprise. 🔊
  • 14. The handsome face was expressive of contemptuous abhorrence and her gesture emphasised the expression. 🔊
  • 15. In five years' time you made yourself the terror and abhorrence of your messmates. 🔊
  • 16. Supposing her father had made her assist him in the care of the derelicts solely to fill her with loathing and abhorrence for mankind? 🔊
  • 17. A shudder of abhorrence passed through her as she remembered the fox-hunt, and her passion of jealousy. 🔊
  • 18. But while waiting, his musings turned to hateful thoughts of all his kindred, and abhorrence of all good. 🔊
  • 19. Your abhorrence of pride and ingratitude is no farther genuine, than, as it operates against your own pride, your own ingratitude. 🔊
  • 20. A movement of abhorrence from me, as her insipid confidante turned away, attested the triumph of the poet-actress. 🔊
  • 21. He trained up the youth to worship the gods and stand in awe and abhorrence of devils, but he never mentioned even the name of woman to him. 🔊
  • 22. We can never honour Voltaire too long nor too deeply for the vehemence and sincerity of his abhorrence of the military spirit. 🔊
  • 23. They have also an abhorrence of robbery, and are likewise remarkable for the virtue of continence, being satisfied with the possession of one wife. 🔊
  • 24. He was received in an ominous silence, for he was held in abhorrence almost as much by the pagans as by the Christians. 🔊