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Synonyms for abominable
əˈbɒm ə nə bəlabom·inable

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abominable

    Every criminal act is illegal or unlawful, but illegal or unlawful acts may not be criminal. Offenses against public law are criminal; offenses against private rights are merely illegal or unlawful. As a general rule, all acts punishable by fine or imprisonment or both, are criminal in view of the law. It is illegal for a man to trespass on another's land, but it is not criminal; the trespasser is liable to a civil suit for damages, but not to indictment, fine, or imprisonment. A felonious act is a criminal act of an aggravated kind, which is punishable by imprisonment in the penitentiary or by death. A flagitious crime is one that brings public odium. Vicious refers to the indulgence of evil appetites, habits, or passions; vicious acts are not necessarily criminal, or even illegal; we speak of a vicious horse. That which is iniquitous, i. e., contrary to equity, may sometimes be done under the forms of law. Ingratitude is sinful, hypocrisy is wicked, but neither is punishable by human law; hence, neither is criminal or illegal. Compare SIN.

    Synonyms:
    criminal, culpable, felonious, flagitious, guilty, illegal, immoral, iniquitous, nefarious, sinful, unlawful, vicious, vile, wicked, wrong

    Antonyms:
    innocent, just, lawful, legal, meritorious, moral, right, virtuous

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abominable

    Synonyms:
    abhorrent, foul, accursed, detestable, hateful, horrible, loathsome, odious, offensive, execrable, nauseous, impure

    Antonyms:
    delectable, desirable, admirable, enjoyable, lovable, charming, delightful, grateful, pure

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abominable, detestable, execrable, odiousadjective

    unequivocally detestable

    "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke

    Synonyms:
    repugnant, detestable, terrible, odious, miserable, painful, unspeakable, awful, atrocious, dreadful, woeful, repulsive, wretched, damnable, obscene, execrable, deplorable, abhorrent

    Antonyms:
    lovable, good, loveable

  2. atrocious, abominable, awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakableadjective

    exceptionally bad or displeasing

    "atrocious taste"; "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting"; "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room"

    Synonyms:
    irritating, dreadful, indescribable, indefinable, awful, sore, odious, unnameable, execrable, horrifying, frightful, amazing, horrendous, severe, tremendous, dreaded, dire, afflictive, flagitious, grievous, monstrous, atrocious, ineffable, painful, detestable, awing, awed, wicked, dread(a), awe-inspiring, unspeakable, horrific, nasty, terrible, horrible, frightening, unutterable, awesome, fearsome, fearful, direful, untellable, ugly

    Antonyms:
    lovable, good, loveable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abominableadjective

    Synonyms:
    hateful, odious, detestable, horrid, horrible, execrable, nefarious, damnable, cursed, accursed, hellish

  2. abominableadjective

    Synonyms:
    loathsome, offensive, obnoxious, foul, nauseous, nauseating, disgusting, sickening, repulsive, revolting, shocking

  3. abominableadjective

    Synonyms:
    vile, wretched, sorry, scurvy, shabby, bad

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. abominableadjective

    Synonyms:
    odious, execrable, detestable, loathsome, abhorrent, offensive

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How to use abominable in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Always be just and honest so that every time you look at the mirror you don’t see an abominable creature on it!

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If the Devil is an evil computer, who the hell programmed it? Who is the Dr. Frankestein of this abominable character?

  3. Marcelo Ebrard:

    There will be those who say, 'No, no, no, this isn't terrorism, it's just one person,' well, it needs to be said that the man who carried out this despicable, abominable and appalling act is part of a network, but he also uploaded a manifesto to the network.

  4. André Gide:

    The abominable effort to take one's sins with one to paradise.

  5. Robert Cecil:

    We hear much of a decent pride, a becoming proud, a noble pride, a laudable pride. Can that be decent, of which we ought to be ashamed? Can that be becoming, of which God has set forth the deformity? Can that be noble which God resists and is determined to abase? Can that be laudable, which God call abominable.


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  • بغيضArabic
  • ненавистен, противен, отвратителенBulgarian
  • abominableCatalan, Valencian
  • monströs, verabscheuungswürdig, riesig, abscheulich, verhasstGerman
  • abomenaEsperanto
  • aborrecible, abominableSpanish
  • خجالت آورPersian
  • abominableFrench
  • घिनौनाHindi
  • utálatos, undorító, förtelmes, gyűlöletesHungarian
  • abominabileInterlingua
  • abominabileItalian
  • מתועבHebrew
  • ಅಸಹ್ಯKannada
  • 가증스러운Korean
  • abōminābilisLatin
  • verschrikkelijk, abominabel, afschuwelijk, afstotelijkDutch
  • avskyeligNorwegian
  • niegodziwy, plugawy, odrażający, ohydnyPolish
  • terrível, execrável, péssimo, enorme, abominávelPortuguese
  • detestabil, abominabilRomanian
  • проти́вный, гну́сный, отвра́тный, ненави́стный, омерзи́тельный, га́дкий, отврати́тельныйRussian

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