What is the meaning of abominable?


  • Unequivocally detestable."abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern- Edmund Burke
  • Exceptionally bad or displeasing.
    • usage: "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"
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