1. Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts. The persons most abhorrent from blood and treason. (Burke) The arts of pleasure in despotic courts i spurn abhorrent. (Clover)
3. Detestable. Pride, abhorrent as it is.
Origin: L. Abhorens, -rentis, p. Pr. Of abhorrere.