Ab*hor" (?), v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Abhorred (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Abhorring.] [L. abhorrere; ab + horrere to
bristle, shiver, shudder: cf. F. abhorrer. See Horrid.]
1. To shrink back with shuddering from; to regard with
horror or detestation; to feel excessive repugnance toward; to detest to
extremity; to loathe.
Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is
Rom. xii. 9.
2. To fill with horror or disgust. [Obs.]
It doth abhor me now I speak the word.
3. (Canon Law) To protest against; to reject
I utterly abhor, yea, from my soul
Refuse you for my judge.
Syn. -- To hate; detest; loathe; abominate. See Hate.
Ab*hor", v. i. To shrink back with
horror, disgust, or dislike; to be contrary or averse; -- with
from. [Obs.] "To abhor from those vices." Udall.
Which is utterly abhorring from the end of all