1 Abhorring; detesting; having or showing abhorrence; loathing; hence, strongly opposed to; as, abhorrent thoughts. The persons most abhorrent from blood and treason. Burke. The arts of pleasure in despotic courts I spurn abhorrent. Clover.
2 Contrary or repugnant; discordant; inconsistent; — followed by to. “Injudicious profanation, so abhorrent to our stricter principles.” Gibbon.
3 Detestable. “Pride, abhorrent as it is.” I. Taylor.