Translation of abhorrence in Spanish:


aversión, n.

Pronunciation /æbˈhɔrəns/ /æbˈhɑrəns/ /əbˈhɒr(ə)ns/

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    aversión feminine
    aborrecimiento masculine
    I have an abhorrence of hypocrisy detesto / aborrezco la hipocresía
    • He was filled with abhorrence and disgust for what he had done.
    • In both, a small minority seeks tolerance of behaviour that causes in the majority anything from indifference through distaste to abhorrence.
    • Suddenly she spoke, and he could detect the fear, horror, and absolute abhorrence in her tone of voice.
    • A mix of impatience and abhorrence filled his face.
    • Meanwhile, the right-wing demonstrates its abhorrence of defamatory character assassination and smear jobs here.
    • A consistent theme in Charles's writings is his belief in human freedom - and his abhorrence for violence and tyranny.
    • The reason for his flight has never been adequately explained but Peggy surely gets close when she talks of her father's abhorrence of critics and his manic pursuit of perfection.
    • Recently I also quoted Priestley and his abhorrence of ‘… the saddest waste of all, the waste of human beings’.
    • I've never proactively analysed the issue to see what my own stance is, possibly because it won't align with my abhorrence of the death penalty.
    • I write to reaffirm our abhorrence of such behaviour.
    • This is far from the truth and I wonder how many of these people actually apply their abhorrence of vivisection to their own lives by refusing medical treatment?
    • Letters received reveal their abhorrence at the behavioural example being set by our so-called leaders of state and nation.
    • And what's the deal with management consultants and their abhorrence of footnotes?
    • My abhorrence of this particular day registers on two levels.
    • Despite ever-growing public abhorrence of this most antisocial crime, numbers of drivers caught over the limit are rising.
    • This perverted abhorrence of women destines religions to collide with modernity everywhere, for to be modern is to set women free.
    • Each and every one of them was there to display their abhorrence at the way the Government is treating the college.
    • And to all those expats who long to share with us their shame and abhorrence: get over it.
    • The Government would express its abhorrence in the strongest possible terms, she said.
    • It is up to all of us to demonstrate our abhorrence of sectarianism, discrimination and racism.