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execrable

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of execrable

  1. 1 extremely unsatisfactory her execrable singing finally brought a complaint from the neighbors Synonyms of execrable atrocious, awful, dismal, wretched, horrible, lousy, punk, rotten, sucky [slang], terribleWords Related to execrable bad, deficient, inferior, off, poor, substandard, wanting; contemptible, miserable, shameful; defective, faulty, flawed; low-grade, mediocre, reprehensible, second-rate; bum, useless, valueless, worthless; inadequate, insufficient, lacking; abominable, damnable, fiendish, odious, vileNear Antonyms of execrable choice, excellent, exceptional, first-class, first-rate, premium, prime, superior; adequate, sufficient; acceptable, satisfactoryAntonyms of execrable bitchin' [slang], great, marvelous (or marvellous), wonderful

  2. 2 of low quality another souvenir shop selling execrable knickknacks manufactured in some foreign sweatshop Synonyms of execrable bad, bargain-basement, bum, cheapjack, cheesy, coarse, common, crappy [slang], cut-rate, el cheapo, cheap, gimcrack, inferior, junky, lousy, low-grade, low-rent, mediocre, miserable, poor, rotten, rubbishy, schlock (or schlocky also shlock or shlocky), second-rate, shoddy, sleazy, terrible, trashy, trumpery, wretchedWords Related to execrable useless, valueless, worthless; indifferent, lackluster, second-class; brummagem, flashy, garish, gaudy, glitzy, kitsch, kitschy, meretricious, ostentatious, showy, splashy, swank (or swanky), tawdry; seedy, shabby, tacky; counterfeit, fake, phony (also phoney), sham; supercheap, ultracheapNear Antonyms of execrable elegant, handsome, tasteful; handcrafted, polished, refinedAntonyms of execrable excellent, fine, first-class, first-rate, good, high-grade, superior, top-notch

  3. 3 not following or in accordance with standards of honor and decency a sordid murder case that was covered with execrable excess by the newspaper tabloids and cable news outlets Synonyms of execrable base, contemptible, currish, despicable, detestable, dirty, dishonorable, ignoble, ignominious, low, low-down, low-minded, mean, nasty, paltry, snide, sordid, vile, wretchedWords Related to execrable bad, black, evil, foul, immoral, iniquitous, miscreant, wicked, wrong; cruel, vicious; blamable, blameworthy, censurable, reprehensible; corrupt, debased, debauched, degenerate, depraved, dissolute, perverted; atrocious, villainous; unethical, unprincipled, unscrupulous; discreditable, disgraceful, disreputable, shameful, unworthyNear Antonyms of execrable ethical, honest, just, principled, righteous, right-minded, scrupulous; commendable, excellent, exemplary, good, moral, right; decent, proper, reputable, respectable, seemly; blameless, guiltless; incorruptible, irreproachable; uncorrupted, unerringAntonyms of execrable high, high-minded, honorable, lofty, noble, straight, upright, venerable, virtuous

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