Abho'rrence. n.s. [from abhor.]
- The act of abhorring, detestation.
It draws upon him the just and universal hatred and abhorrence of all men here; and, finally, subjects him to the wrath of God, and eternal damnation hereafter. South's Serm.
- The disposition to abhor, hatred.
He knew well that even a just and necessary offence does, by giving men acquaintance with war, take off somewhat from the abhorrence of it, and insensibly dispose them to farther hostilities. Decay of Pietry.