: worthy of or causing disgust or hatred : detestable <the abominable treatment of the poor>
: quite disagreeable or unpleasant <abominable weather>
— abom·i·na·bly \-blē\ adverb
Examples of ABOMINABLE
- It was an abominable crime.
- <your table manners are abominable!>
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Related to ABOMINABLE
- abhorrent, offensive, appalling, awful, disgusting, distasteful, dreadful, evil, foul, fulsome, gross, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, loathsome, nasty, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, noxious, obnoxious, obscene, odious, rancid, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revolting, scandalous, shocking, sickening, ugly
- innocuous, inoffensive
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