Example sentences for: abhorrence

How can you use “abhorrence” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Black Legend originated in the sixteenth century during the Protestant Reformation, with the beginnings of a rejection of Catholicism and abhorrence of the political and military power of Spain.

  • As to welfare mothers, I share your abhorrence of the guy who demeaned motherhood, although I am probably uniquely unqualified to talk about its onerous responsibilities.

  • Thus, when a family-planning expert was interviewed on CBS's 60 Minutes and said, The [Clinton] White House is so abhorred by the anti-abortionist lobby..., even though abhorrence may indeed have been the sentiment of anti-abortion lobbyists, the context made clear to some listeners that intimidate had been meant.


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