abhorren etymology

Middle English word abhorren comes from Latin horrere, Latin ab-, and later Middle French abhorrer (To abhor.)

Detailed word origin of abhorren

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
horrere Latin (lat)
ab- Latin (lat) Absence of. At a distance. Completely, thoroughly. From, away, away from. More remote. Off.
abhorrere Latin (lat)
abhorrer Middle French (frm) To abhor.
abhorren Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as abhorren

Descendants of horrere
horer horrible horrour
Descendants of ab-
abaten abiect abolisshen abounde abrogat absolucioun absolut absolven abstinent abstractive abundaunce abundaunt abundauntly abusen abusioun habaundance habundaunt