Definitions for abominableəˈbɒm ə nə bəl
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abominable, detestable, execrable, odious(adj)
"abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke
atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakable(adj)
exceptionally bad or displeasing
"atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"
Worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable.
Excessive; large; -- used as an intensive.
Note: ... informs us that in her time (15th century), "abomynable syght of monkes" was elegant English for "a large company of friars". -
Very bad or inferior.
Disagreeable or unpleasant.
Origin: * First attested in 1340.
worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable
excessive; large; -- used as an intensive
Origin: [F. abominable. L. abominalis. See Abominate.]
Abominable is a 2006 horror film, directed and written by Ryan Schifrin. The film stars Matt McCoy, Jeffrey Combs, Lance Henriksen, Rex Linn, Dee Wallace, Phil Morris, Paul Gleason and Haley Joel. Despite the title, the antagonist of the film is the cryptid Bigfoot. The film premiered on April 10, 2006 in New York City. The music is scored by Lalo Schifrin, which patterned on Les Baxter's score to The Beast Within.
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The abominable effort to take one's sins with one to paradise.
Always be just and honest so that every time you look at the mirror you don’t see an abominable creature on it!
If the Devil is an evil computer, who the hell programmed it? Who is the Dr. Frankestein of this abominable character?
Think as I think said the man, or you are abominable. You are a toad. And after I had thought on it, I said I will then, be a toad.
Report writing, like motor-car driving and love-making, is one of those activities which almost every Englishman thinks he can do well without instruction. The results are of course usually abominable.
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- ненавистен, отвратителен, противенBulgarian
- abominableCatalan, Valencian
- abscheulich, verabscheuungswürdig, monströs, riesig, verhasstGerman
- abominable, aborrecibleSpanish
- utálatos, gyűlöletes, förtelmes, undorítóHungarian
- abominabel, verschrikkelijk, afschuwelijk, afstotelijkDutch
- plugawy, niegodziwy, ohydny, odrażającyPolish
- abominável, terrível, enorme, execrável, péssimoPortuguese
- abominabil, detestabilRomanian
- отврати́тельный, отвра́тный, проти́вный, гну́сный, га́дкий, омерзи́тельный, ненави́стныйRussian
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