Noun Abomination Definition and Examples







A thing that causes disgust or loathing.
  1. 'In idyllic seclusion he is watched over by preening geishas and the resort's manager, Mr Komatsu, as he samples many dishes, including the vilest of all abominations - the Mountain Potato.'
  2. 'That is not to say abominations have not been committed and covered up by clergy.'
  3. 'Has nothing been learned from the architectural abominations foisted on our city in the 1960s?'
  4. 'Every police officer and prosecutor encounters a few such men: soulless abominations that delight in torment, betrayal, and wanton suffering.'
  5. 'I'm sure you have plenty of marketing surveys that show people LOVE the convenience of having these unholy abominations, but I know what you're up to.'
  6. 'People of taste in both countries, must be sickened by these abominations.'
  7. 'The curly quotes and other plain-text abominations can be deactivated using Entourage's Tools > AutoCorrect > AutoFormat settings.'
  8. 'Some are flights of architectural fantasy providing unimaginable luxury for as little as six guests, others are huge hotel style abominations that disgorge legions of the dreaded zebra-striped minibuses.'
  9. 'I don't want to upset any owners of these abominations but for heavens sake, what on earth possessed you when you bought one of these things.'
  10. '‘There are no detailed global reports emanating from Amnesty International on the abominations of terrorists,’ she says.'
  11. 'a Calvinist abomination of indulgence'
  12. 'With this tradition I view this bonfire as act of abomination.'
  13. 'They shall be even an abomination unto you; ye shall not eat of their flesh, but ye shall have their carcases in abomination.'
((n.) The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence; detestation; loathing; as, he holds tobacco in abomination.|--|(n.) That which is abominable; anything hateful, wicked, or shamefully vile; an object or state that excites disgust and hatred; a hateful or shameful vice; pollution.|--|(n.) A cause of pollution or wickedness.|--|)


1. anything abominable; anything greatly disliked or abhorred.

2. intense aversion or loathing; detestation: He regarded lying with abomination.

3. a vile, shameful, or detestable action, condition, habit, etc.: Spitting in public is an abomination.


"places can be abominated."
"abominations can be to lords."
"abominations can be to gods."
"abominations can be such as hittings."
"abominations can be outside places."
"sorts can be abominated."
"people can be abominated."
"enterprises can be abominated."
"englishs can be abominated."
"earths can be abominated."
"changes can be abominated."
"bars can be abominated."
"abominations can be in sights."
"abominations can be in eyes."
"abominations can be in cultures."
"abominations can be from wastes."
"abominations can be for evangelists."

Middle English: from Latin abominatio(n-), from the verb abominari (see abominate).

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