Synonyms for abominable

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-bom-uh-nuh-buhl
Phonetic Transcription : əˈbɒm ə nə bəl

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Définition of abominable

Origin :
  • mid-14c., from Old French abominable (12c.) and directly from Late Latin abominabilis "deserving abhorrence," from stem of Latin abominari "deplore as an evil omen" (see abomination). Sometimes misdivided in earlier centuries as a bominable. Also often abhominable 14c.-17c. Related: Abominably.
  • adj awful, detestable
Example sentences :
  • But it was of no use, and all this abominable work must be done over again.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • It is abominable, and it frees us from the promises we made.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • Is it not abominable, the way these schools of St. Cyr and the Paris military are run?
  • Extract from : « The Boy Life of Napoleon » by Eugenie Foa
  • This kind of petty bribery is, of course, abominable, and should never be countenanced.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Owing to the time of the year and to the abominable weather there were hardly any passengers.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • Why are you in London, enjoying our abominable spring weather?
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • The abominable and shameful peace had been signed, the wretched Commune crushed.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • It was the brand of shame, the blow given by the abominable treaty of peace.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • From that moment the abominable scene was bound to continue to the end.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • I would show Lovelace your sister's abominable letter, were it to me.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson

Antonyms for abominable

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