The definition of abominable is awful, hated, really bad or unpleasant, or gross.(adjective)
1. An example of abominable would be cruelty to animals. 2. Another example of abominable would be swimming in a freezing cold pool.
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Origin: ME abhominable (sp. infl. by folk etym. deriv. < L ab homine, away from man, inhuman) < OFr abominable < L abominabilis < abominari: see abominate
See abominable in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English abhominable
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin abōminābilis
Origin: , from abōminārī, to abhor; see abominate.
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