Definition of 'abhorrent'
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It is abhorrent that this crime does not carry the death sentence. The Sun (2009)As well as being a deterrent it is retribution for crimes that we as a society find abhorrent. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Parents must set a good example and the referee must take a tough stance on this kind of abhorrent behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The club finds all forms of discrimination abhorrent and we are proud of the work we undertake campaigning on this important issue. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But for some prisoners, their crimes are too abhorrent. The Sun (2015)I knew it was to do with drinking and probably with tiredness but my behaviour was abhorrent. The Sun (2011)We should find it abhorrent. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I suspect most of them used methods to amass their sudden wealth that the rest of us would find abhorrent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We find it exceptionally abhorrent. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I think it is an abhorrent, evil crime. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the sort of lying implied when you speak of manipulative people is something I find abhorrent. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What could possibly have driven me to such an abhorrent act of (middle) class betrayal? Times, Sunday Times (2009)True, that bastion of alternative culture is the crucible for much that the Right finds abhorrent. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He said that he would support'any action that can help to stem the tide of this abhorrent behaviour '. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My husband would find it abhorrent and a form of cheating, which I suspect it is. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A senior officer said: 'This sort of behaviour is totally abhorrent and not what we stand for. The Sun (2006)We feel that the justice system has let us down twice: first allowing him bail while charged with these abhorrent crimes, and now today. The Sun (2010)I have been quite clear that I find their views abhorrent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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