Origin of execrable
Examples from the Web for execrable
Anything, for example, to take our minds off the execrable “dining experience.”Your iPod (Most Likely) Won’t Bring Down the Plane|Clive Irving|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So I'm not criticizing her, and I'm certainly not defending DW Griffith's execrable opinions.
With intense interest the amiable son of this most execrable father listened to the tale already told of his mother's wrongs.Mark Hurdlestone|Susanna Moodie
"I did not know whom I should have the pleasure of seeing," said he in his execrable French.The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne|William J. Locke
These representations disclose the most abhorrent and execrable cruelties.
Throughout Virginia the roads were execrable and scarcely deserved the name.The Life of John Marshall (Volume 1 of 4)|Albert J. Beveridge
Kafirs, as a rule, are execrable shots, though here and there a rare exception is to be found.Harley Greenoak's Charge|Bertram Mitford
British Dictionary definitions for execrable
Word Origin for execrable
Word Origin and History for execrable
late 14c., from Old French execrable, from Latin execrabilis/exsecrabilis "execrable, accursed," from execrari/exsecrari (see execrate). Related: Execrably.