- a feeling of extreme loathing or aversion
- a person or thing that is loathsome
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
- a feeling of extreme repugnance or aversion;
- something or someone extremely repugnant or loathsome.
- abhorr(ent) + -ence 1650–60
- 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged . execration, detestation.