Abominate : Synonyms and Antonyms


Transitive verb

The students abominated the uncivilizes attitude of the teachers towards the girls.


1. hate

2. abhor

3. detest

4. dislike

5. loathe

6. recoil from

7. shudder at

Contextual Examples:

I hate people to take advantage of me.

He detests having to get up early.

I loathe having to go to these conferences.

He recoiled from the idea of killing another man.


1. admire

2. adore

3. cherish

4. dot on

5. esteem

6. love

7. revere

8. idolize

9. worship

Contextual Examples:

I admire him for his success in business.

He adores his wife and children.

Children feel the need to be cherished.

Every mother loves her children.

A good teacher is revered by generations of students.

The Synonyms and Antonyms form an integral part of the English Language. Acquaintance with the vocabulary of the English language is a necessity for effective expression either in written or in an oral from. Synonyms are nothing but the similar meanings of a particular word or its semantic relation. A Synonym is a word or a phrase that means the same as another word or a phrase in the same language. Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language.

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