abominable

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adjective abom·i·na·ble \ə-ˈbäm-nə-bəl, -ˈbä-mə-\

Definition of abominable

  1. 1 formal :  worthy of or causing disgust or hatred :  detestable <the abominable treatment of the poor> <an abominable crime>

  2. 2 :  very bad or unpleasant <abominable weather>

abominably

play \-blē\ adverb <being treated abominably> <abominably bad weather>

Examples of abominable in a sentence

  1. It was an abominable crime.

  2. <your table manners are abominable!>

Origin and Etymology of abominable

see abominate


First Known Use: 14th century


ABOMINABLE Defined for Kids

abominable

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adjective abom·i·na·ble \ə-ˈbä-mə-nə-bəl\

Definition of abominable for Students

  1. 1 :  deserving or causing disgust <abominable treatment of animals>

  2. 2 :  very disagreeable or unpleasant <an abominable odor>

abominably

\-blē\ adverb


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