abhorrent

英 [əˈbɒr.ənt]      美 [æbˈhɔːr.ənt]
  • adj. 可恶的;厌恶的;格格不入的
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abhorrent (adj.)
1610s, "in a position or condition to recoil," usually with from; from Latin abhorentem (nominative abhorrens), present participle of abhorrere; see abhor. Meaning "repugnant" is from 1650s. Earlier was abhorrable (late 15c.).
1. There are many people who still find the act of abortion abhorrent.
仍有很多人对堕胎行为表示厌恶。
2. Racial discrimination is abhorrent to my council and our staff.
我的顾问班子和全体工作人员都对种族歧视深恶痛绝。
3. Racism is abhorrent to a civilized society.
文明社会憎恶种族主义。
4. Such a savage punishment is abhorrent to a civilized society.
这样残暴的惩罚是与文明社会相抵触的.
5. The procedure is abhorrent from the principles of law.
这程序与法律原则不相容.