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Self-abhorrence

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Self-abhorrence Abhorrence of one's self.
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Usage

In literature:

Who could surpass him in self-abhorrence and exaltation of God's cause?
"Middlemarch" by George Eliot
He was aghast at himself and too full of self-abhorrence to do more than fight blindly away from what he could not but see.
"Father Stafford" by Anthony Hope
His indolent pity even developed into a sort of self-righteous abhorrence of the girl's hardness.
"A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories" by William D. Howells
To say that poor Ebony was filled with horror, as well as shame and self-abhorrence, is but a feeble statement.
"The Fugitives" by R.M. Ballantyne
He now grew exceedingly in knowledge, experience, patience, humility, and self-abhorrence.
"Stories of Boys and Girls Who Loved the Saviour" by John Wesley
They looked inward with a self-abhorrence now inseparable from their existence.
"French Classics" by William Cleaver Wilkinson
And then my self-abhorrence is a real thing.
"The All-Sufficiency of Christ" by Charles Henry Mackintosh
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In news:

I've seen the self- serving claim by proponents of "the lifestyle" that American combat pilots "serviced" each other's wives to keep them "faithful" during World War II and find it doubtful as well as abhorrent.
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