verb (used with object), a·bom·i·nat·ed, a·bom·i·nat·ing.
- abominable snowman,
Origin of abominate
Examples from the Web for abominate
It was worse than my mother's house-cleanings at home, which I used to abominate so.Redburn. His First Voyage|Herman Melville
There's tons of the stuff there, and I always did abominate it!The Road to Understanding|Eleanor H. Porter
They are hypocrites, rapacious and cruel; on this account they abominate love.Snnica|Vicente Blasco Ibez
The Greenlander detests turtle soup as much as we abominate train oil.
Unwillingly I march in behind my friend, because I abominate the drunken farmers and their bad language.Legends|August Strindberg
Word Origin for abominate
1640s, back-formation from abomination or from Latin abominatus, past participle of abominari (see abomination). Related: Abominated; abominating.