n. - Extreme hatred or detestation; the feeling of utter dislike.
a. - Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts.
a. - Contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; -- followed by to.
a. - Detestable.
n. - The state of abiding; abode; continuance; compliance (with).
p. pr. & vb. n. - of Abide
a. - Continuing; lasting.
n. - The quality or state of being able; power to perform, whether physical, moral, intellectual, conventional, or legal; capacity; skill or competence in doing; sufficiency of strength, skill, resources, etc.; -- in the plural, faculty, talent.
n. - The supposed origination of living organisms from lifeless matter; such genesis as does not involve the action of living parents; spontaneous generation; -- called also abiogeny, and opposed to biogenesis.
a. - Cast down; low-lying.
a. - Sunk to a law condition; down in spirit or hope; degraded; servile; groveling; despicable; as, abject posture, fortune, thoughts.
a. - To cast off or down; hence, to abase; to degrade; to lower; to debase.
n. - A person in the lowest and most despicable condition; a castaway.
n. - The act of abjuring or forswearing; a renunciation upon oath; as, abjuration of the realm, a sworn banishment, an oath taken to leave the country and never to return.
n. - A solemn recantation or renunciation; as, an abjuration of heresy.
v. t. - To renounce upon oath; to forswear; to disavow; as, to abjure allegiance to a prince. To abjure the realm, is to swear to abandon it forever.
v. t. - To renounce or reject with solemnity; to recant; to abandon forever; to reject; repudiate; as, to abjure errors.
v. i. - To renounce on oath.
n. - A carrying or taking away; removal.
n. - Extirpation.
n. - Wearing away; superficial waste.