Execrable meaning

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The definition of execrable is something extremely unpleasant or poor quality.

A house with bugs, bad smells and roof leaks is an example of a house that might be described as execrable.

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Deserving of execration; hateful.
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Extremely inferior; very bad.

An execrable meal.

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Deserving to be execrated; abominable; detestable.
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Very inferior; of poorest quality.
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Origin of execrable

  • Middle English from Latin execrābilis from execrārī, exsecrārī to execrate execrate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French execrable, from Latin execrabilis

    From Wiktionary