To abhor something is to hate it very much; to detest
Hatred is milder than abhorrence, so use this word to refer to something that you really, really, really hate. To abhor something is to view it with horror.
- Investors abhor political uncertainty.
- She abhorred his conventional views on love and marriage.
To abhor something is to have an abhorrence of it or to find it abhorrent.
- She felt that his manners were abhorrent. (= His manners were disgusting.)
Despise, detest, hate