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EtymologyEdit

abhor +‎ -ing

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NounEdit

abhorring (usually uncountable, plural abhorrings)

  1. Detestation. [Mid 16th century.][1]
  2. A detested thing. [Mid 16th century.][1]
    • c. 1607, Antony and Cleopatra, by Shakespeare, Act V Scene II
      Rather a ditch in Egypt / Be gentle grave unto me! rather on Nilus' mud / Lay me stark-nak'd, and let the water-flies / Blow me into abhorring!

VerbEdit

abhorring

  1. present participle of abhor

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], →ISBN), page 4

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