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detestation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Detestation  \Det`es*ta"tion\  (?;  277),  n.  [L.  detestatio:  cf  F. 
  d['e]testation.] 
  The  act  of  detesting;  extreme  hatred  or  dislike;  abhorrence; 
  loathing. 
 
  We  are  heartily  agreed  in  our  detestation  of  civil  war. 
  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  detestation 
  n  :  hate  coupled  with  disgust  [syn:  {abhorrence},  {abomination}, 
  {execration},  {loathing},  {odium}] 




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