how to pronounce abhorrence


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abhorrence is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of abhorrence


  1. Extreme aversion or detestation; the feeling of utter dislike or loathing.
  2. An expression of abhorrence, in particular any of the parliamentary addresses dictated towards Charles II.
  3. A person or thing that is loathsome; a detested thing.

abhorrence frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word abhorrence occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics abhorrence can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that abhorrence can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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