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’”).
AdjectiveModificarAbominable (comparative more Abominable, superlative most Abominable)
- Worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable.
- (obsolete) Excessive; large; -- used as an intensive.
- Very bad or inferior.
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- abominable in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- Abominable in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
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From Latin abōminābilis (“‘abominable, detestable’”).
- Most terms of the second category also have literal meanings closer to that of the first, but are now less common in these uses, as well as marking actions that are not as markedly odious.
- (loathsome): odieux, méprisable, ignoble , sacrilège (religious), impi (religious)
- (exceedingly bad or ugly): laid, détestable, exécrable, horrible
Abominable m. and f. (plural Abominables)
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