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noun as in loathing

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Hostility to the non-urban regions includes a detestation of suburbia.

As he was carried along he made his will, in which he bequeathed his detestation of popery to his friends and brethren.

Into that game Michael poured all he felt of savage detestation for everything that the Modern side stood for.

He therefore urged the Achaeans not only to decline the offer, but to hold Eumenes in detestation for thinking of making it.

But you are exhausted; and notwithstanding my detestation of that infernal tyrant, your master, I am a humane man.

She and Lady Ralegh had 'an ancient acquaintance,' which had resulted in mutual detestation.


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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to detestation, such as: abhorrence, animosity, aversion, disgust, dislike, and execration.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.