Origin of abominable
Examples from the Web for abominable
What kind of abominable killjoy would be against loving presents and cookies?Kirk Cameron Saves Christmas from Abominable Killjoys (Other Christians)|Brandy Zadrozny|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Abominable acts of violence have become common enough in Mexico that the public has built up a tolerance for such news.
Friends, people close to him, his lawyers, have advised him to protect himself, to not watch this abominable film.
Caro, who portrays LBJ at times as an abominable monster, capable of just about anything, was horrified.The Perils of Biography in the Bradlee-Himmelman Storm|Lee Siegel|May 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is not the abominable prayer that God commandeth, but the faithful, penitent prayer.A Christian Directory (Part 2 of 4)|Richard Baxter
It was an abominable state of things, but there was nothing to be done, and that was the worst part of it.Cecilia|F. Marion Crawford
"My dear Beaumaroy, the land about here is abominable," Naylor expostulated.Beaumaroy Home from the Wars|Anthony Hope
And you are a wicked and abominable boy to talk in that way to me.Through the Fray|G. A. Henty
They established idolatrous and abominable worship as a religion of the king.The Bible Period by Period|Josiah Blake Tidwell
British Dictionary definitions for abominable
Word Origin for abominable
Word Origin and History for abominable
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.