- Inspiring disgust and loathing; repugnant.
- Completely opposed to one's beliefs or values.
From latin abhorrentem, from abhorrere "to shrink back in horror from".
- The thought of hurting someone is abhorrent to me.
- The idea of eating dog meat is abhorrent to most Westerners.
- His behavior is abhorrent and will not be tolerated.
- The act of slavery is abhorrent and should be condemned.
- The living conditions in that place were absolutely abhorrent.