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Abominable

Pronunciation of Abominable
/ɐbˈɒmɪnəbə͡l/, /ɐbˈɒmɪnəbə‍l/, /ɐ_b_ˈɒ_m_ɪ_n_ə_b_əl/

Synonyms for abominable:

Sense 1

Despisable.

Sense 2

contemptible, vile, lousy, damned, ruthless, despicable, obnoxious.

Sense 3

disgusting, antipathetic, infamous, shabby.

Sense 5

filthy.

Sense 6

low.

Sense 7

rotten.

bestial

beastly.

objectionable

undesirable.

Other synonyms and related words:

frightful, afflictive, fulsome, amazing, nauseous, shabby, distasteful, awesome, contemptible, unlawful, squalid, awing, rotten, irritating, unutterable, awful, noisome, painful, untellable, unnameable, hateful, abhorrent, indescribable, nauseating, odious, criminal, flagitious, grievous, sore, detestable, antipathetic, culpable, deplorable, horrifying, sickening, outrageous, miserable, tremendous, immoral, vile, unspeakable, beastly, shocking, noxious, awe-inspiring, obscene, horrendous, damned, iniquitous, undesirable, horrible, low, woeful, awed, ugly, Despisable, dirty, gross, rancid, vicious, disgusting, appalling, nasty, execrable, illegal, scandalous, despicable, wretched, infamous, indefinable, severe, ruthless, horrid, obnoxious, felonious, atrocious, guilty, ineffable, dreadful, lousy, filthy.

all (adjective)

detestable, odious, execrable.

awful, detestable (adjective)

terrible, disgusting, nauseating, revolting, rotten, loathsome, foul, abhorrent, atrocious, awful, repugnant, repellent, reprehensible, contemptible, repulsive, beastly, odious, despicable, horrid, offensive, gross, obnoxious, vile, horrible, heinous, bad, hateful, wretched, lousy.

evil (adjective)

foul, atrocious, wicked, damnable, heinous, repellent, calamitous, baneful, disgraceful, repulsive, hideous, terrible, detrimental, offensive, revolting, evil, repugnant, sinister, sinful, destructive, reprehensible, monstrous, nefarious, loathsome, bad.

hateful (adjective)

loathsome.

offensive (adjective)

outrageous, nauseating.

unspeakable (adjective)

unspeakable, unutterable, indefinable.

wicked (adjective)

wicked.

beastly (adverb)

monstrous.

abominable (noun)

hateful, execrable, atrocious, bad, unspeakable, awful, dreadful, painful, odious, detestable, terrible.

dirty (verb)

squalid.

Usage examples for abominable:

  • " Able and abominable" he called them. - "There was a King in Egypt", Norma Lorimer.
  • It was abominable that these chauffeurs- And then an idea came to him. - "The Man Upstairs and Other Stories", P. G. Wodehouse.
  • You are small and nasty and bad, and every other thing that's abominable. - "My Brilliant Career", Miles Franklin.

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