abominable

[uh-bom-uh-nuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
repugnantly hateful; detestable; loathsome: an abominable crime.
2.
very unpleasant; disagreeable: The weather was abominable last week.
3.
very bad, poor, or inferior: They have abominable taste in clothes.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English < Latin abōminābilis, equivalent to abōminā() to pray to avert an eventuality, despise as a bad omen, abhor (see ab-, omen) + -bilis -ble

abominableness, noun
abominably, adverb
superabominable, adjective
superabominableness, noun
superabominably, adverb


1. abhorrent, horrible, revolting, foul. 2. miserable.


1. likable, admirable. 2. delightful.
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abominable (əˈbɒmɪnəbəl)
 
adj
1.  offensive; loathsome; detestable
2.  informal very bad, unpleasant, or inferior: abominable weather; abominable workmanship
 
[C14: from Latin abōminābilis, from abōminārī to abominate]
 
a'bominably
 
adv

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abominable
mid-14c., from O.Fr. abominable, from L. abominalis "worthy of abhorrence," from abominari (see abomination). Sometimes misdivided in earlier centuries as a bominable.
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Example sentences
Our play in the first quarter was abominable.
This is absolutely abominable, and you should be ashamed of yourself.
What adds to the wonder is that this abominable practice has been introduced in
  the most enlightened ages.
The program is a joke, the pay is terrible, and the working conditions are
  abominable.
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