Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
Ab*hor"rent (#), a. [L. abhorens, -rentis, p. pr. of abhorrere.]
1. Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts.
The persons most abhorrent from blood and treason.
The arts of pleasure in despotic courts
I spurn abhorrent.
2. Contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed by to. Injudicious profanation, so abhorrent to our stricter principles."
3. Detestable. Pride, abhorrent as it is."