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English[]

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Pronunciation[]

Etymology 1[]

Pronunciation[]

  • (RP)
    • IPA: /əˈbɒmɪˌnət/

Adjective[]

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

Positive
Abominate

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (obsolete) Abominable; detested.

Etymology 2[]

From Latin abominatus, past participle of abominari "to deprecate as ominous", "to abhor", "to curse"; derived from ab- "from" + omen "a foreboding".

Pronunciation[]

  • (RP)
    • IPA: /əˈbɒmɪˌneɪt/

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Abominate

Third person singular
abominat

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to Abominate (third-person singular simple present abominat, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (transitive) To feel disgust towards; to abhor; to loathe or detest thoroughly; to hate in the highest degree, as if with religious dread.
    "Much as I abominate writing, I would not give up Mr. Collins's correspondence for any consideration." (Pride and Prejudice)
Synonyms[]
Derived terms[]
  • abominator
Related terms[]
Translations[]
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Italian[]

Verb[]

abominate

  1. Second-person plural present tense of abominare.
  2. Second-person plural imperative of abominare#Italian.
  3. Feminine plural of abominato.

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