Definition of abhors:
Synonyms for abhors:
- "The Soul of a People", H. Fielding.
These offers, by the kindness and respect for us which they manifest, engage our esteem and gratitude, and, by their magnitude, show how deeply she abhors this connection, and hence dispose us to do that, for pity's sake, which mere lucre would never recommend.- "Jane Talbot", Charles Brockden Brown.
Our great nation does not begrudge its generosity, but it abhors speculation and fraud; and the favorable regard of our people for the great corporations to which these grants were made can only be revived by a restoration of confidence, to be secured by their constant, unequivocal, and clearly manifested integrity.- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.