abominable acts of violence have become common enough in Mexico that the public has built up a tolerance for such news.
What kind of abominable killjoy would be against loving presents and cookies?
Caro, who portrays LBJ at times as an abominable monster, capable of just about anything, was horrified.
Friends, people close to him, his lawyers, have advised him to protect himself, to not watch this abominable film.
Outside active sins, to which it may be presumed no temptation allured herself, were abominable to her.
Bullets from rifles would not have worried him, but this shell-fire was abominable.
The roads were abominable, for driving or riding or walking.
Such a fate was too abominable; all that was strong and sound in him rejected it.
But they speedily recognized their mistake and discovered the abominable character of the invaders.
At that moment an abominable oath, uttered in a loud voice, reached my ears.
mid-14c., from Old French abominable (12c.) and directly from Late Latin abominabilis "deserving abhorrence," from stem of Latin abominari "deplore as an evil omen" (see abomination). Sometimes misdivided in earlier centuries as a bominable. Also often abhominable 14c.-17c. Related: Abominably.