Word of the Week: abhorrent (ab·hor·rent \ -ənt)


(Adjective) 1 : causing or deserving strong dislike or hatred : being so repugnant as to stir up positive antagonism
2 : not agreeable : contrary
3 a : feeling or showing strong dislike or hatred

b archaic : strongly opposed

In Context

class=”cite-example”>”The Syrian Regime has a history of using chemical weapons against its own people in the most cruel and abhorrent way.”

CNN, “READ: UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s statement on Syria strikes,” 14 Apr. 2018