Abhorreo, abhorres, abhorrui, abhorrêre, ablatiuo iungitur cum præposit. a, vel ab, & significat Prorsus alienum esse. To Abhorre: to hate: to detest: to despise: to flee from: to be vnlike: to discord or disagree.Se ab his nuptijs abhorrere respondit.Cic.He could not abide those mariages.Abhorret veritate. Suet. It is nothing likely to be true: it is cleane contrary to the truth.Ab ea sententia Pompeius valdè abhorret.Cic.Pompey is cleane contrary or against this opinion: he agreeth not to this: or, he is cleane of an other opinion.A nostris studijs non abhorrens.Cicer.Not disagreeing or contrary, &c.Abhorret ab auribus vulgi, Cic.It doth not agre, or it is not agreeabie to the eares or hearing, &c. The people will not heare that.Illud abhorret fide.Liu.It is not credible or likely to be true.A ducenda autem vxore sic abhorret, vt, &c.Cicer.He can so litle abide mariage: or he doth so abhorre mariage, as, &c.A pugnando abhorrentes.Cic.A scribendo prorsus abhorret animus.Cic.It is against my heart to write, or I can not abide to write.Alij talibus vitijs abhorreant. Pro, vitijs. Cic. Abhorrere, cum accusatiuo. Suet. Pumilios atque distortos abhorrebat. He did detest, he could not abide, &c.Parum abhorrens famam. Liuius. He made no account what men sayde of him, or passed not what they spake of him.Omnes abhorrebant.Cic.It was against all mens hearts, no man could abide it.Quorum auris atque animus nobis abhorret.Cic.Whose eares and heart is against us, who can abide neither to heare good of vs, nor in their heartes to thinke well of vs.Abhorret facinus ab illo.Cicer.It is not likely, that he will commit such a detestable act.Non abhorret hæc oratio ab. vtilitate auditorum. Cic.This talke is profitable to the hearers: or is not misagreeing with the profit of, &c.Abhorret voluntas eius me.Cicer.He can not abide me in his heart: or, he can not brooke me: or, I am not in his fauour.Animo abhorrere ab aliqua re.Cic.In his heart to detest a thing.Studio & voluntate abhorrere ab aliqua re.Cic. Etsi veritate longè, tamen consuetudine criminandi non multum res abhorrebat.Cicer.The matter was not much contrary or disagreeing.Abhorrentes lachrymæ.Liu.Vaine weeping without reason or cause.
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ăb-horrĕo, ui, ēre, 2, v. n. and a., to shrink back from a thing, to shudder at, abhor.I.Lit. (syn. aversor; rare but class.); constr. with ab or absol., sometimes with the acc. (not so in Cicero; cf. Haase ad Reisig Vorles. p. 696): retro volgus abhorret ab hac,
shrinks back from
, Lucr. 1, 945; 4, 20: omnes aspernabantur, omnes abhorrebant, etc., Cic. Clu. 14, 41: quid tam abhorret hilaritudo?Plaut. Cist. 1, 1, 56: pumilos atque distortos, Suet. Aug. 83; so id. Galb. 4; Vit. 10.II.Transf., in gen. A.To be averse or disinclined to a thing, not to wish it, usu. with ab: a nuptiis, Ter. Hec. 4, 4, 92: ab re uxoriā, id. And. 5, 1, 10; and so often in Cic.: Caesaris a causā, Cic. Sest. 33: a caede, id. ib. 63: ab horum turpitudine, audaciā, sordibus, id. ib. 52, 112: a scribendo abhorret animus, id. Att. 2, 6: animo abhorruisse ab optimo statu civitatis, id. Phil. 7, 2: a ceterorum consilio, Nep. Milt. 3, 5 al.B. In a yet more general sense, to be remote from an object, i. e. to vary or differ from, to be inconsistent or not to agree with (freq. and class.): temeritas tanta, ut non procul abhorreat ab insaniā, Cic. Rosc. Am. 24, 68: a vulgari genere orationis atque a consuetudine communis sensus, id. de Or. 1, 3, 12: oratio abhorrens a personā hominis gravissimi, id. Rep. 1, 15: ab opinione tuā, id. Verr. 2, 3, 20: Punicum abhorrens os ab Latinorum nominum prolatione, Liv. 22, 13; so id. 29, 6; 30, 44: a fide,
to be incredible
, id. 9, 36: a tuo scelere,
is not connected with
, Cic. Cat. 1, 7 al. —Hence, like dispar, with dat.: tam pacatae profectioni abhorrens mos,
not accordant with
, Liv. 2, 14.—2.To be free from: Caelius longe ab istā suspicione abhorrere debet, Cic. Cael. 4.—3.Absol.(a).To alter: tantum abhorret ac mutat,
alters and changes
, Cat. 22, 11.—(b).To be unfit: sin plane abhorrebit et erit absurdus, Cic. de Or. 2, 20, 85; cf.: absurdae atque abhorrentes lacrimae, Liv. 30, 44, 6; and: carmen abhorrens et inconditum, id. 27, 37, 13.