super-abominable

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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