[ ab-hom-uh-nuh-buh l ]
/ æbˈhɒm ə nə bəl /

adjective Obsolete.


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Origin of abhominable

1325–75; Middle English < Medieval Latin abhominābilis, alteration of Latin abōminābilis abominable, by association with phrase ab homine from man, inhuman

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