Meaning of abomination

a•bom•i•na•tion

Pronunciation: (u-bom"u-nā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. anything abominable; anything greatly disliked or abhorred.
  2. intense aversion or loathing; detestation: He regarded lying with abomination.
  3. a vile, shameful, or detestable action, condition, habit, etc.: Spitting in public is an abomination.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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