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


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\A*bom"i*na*ble\, a. [F. abominable. L. abominalis. See {Abominate}.]
1. Worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable.
2. Excessive; large; -- used as an intensive. [Obs.] Note: Juliana Berners . . . informs us that in her time [15th c.], ``abomynable syght of monkes'' was elegant English for ``a large company of friars.'' --G. P. Marsh.

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