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Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Middle English, from Old French abominable, from Latin abōminābilis (deserving abhorrence), from abōminor (abhor, deprecate as an ill omen), from ab (from, away from) + ōminor (forebode, predict, presage), from ōmen (sign, token, omen).

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Abominable (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
Abominable

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  1. Worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable.
  2. (obsolete) Excessive; large; -- used as an intensive.
    Note: Juliana Berners ... informs us that in her time (15th century), "abomynable syght of monkes" was elegant English for "a large company of friars". - George Perkins Marsh
  3. Very bad or inferior.

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French[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Latin abōminābilis (abominable, detestable).

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Template:Fr-adj-mf

  1. Absolutely loathsome; abominable.
  2. Exceedingly bad or ugly; abominable.

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Spanish[edit | edit source]

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Abominable m. and f. (plural Abominables)

  1. abominable

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