Share this entry
abominably Line breaks: abom¦in|ably
Pronunciation: /əˈbɒmnəbli/

Definition of abominably in English:


1Very unpleasantly or unfairly: he had treated her abominably
More example sentences
  • She said: ‘We have a rail station at Malton that fails abominably.’
  • He said: ‘It was a very regrettable and something for which he wishes to apologise to the court and to the security staff who were treated abominably by him.’
  • The press has behaved so abominably towards Michael.
1.1Very badly: his head hurt abominably [as submodifier]: restaurants with abominably bad service it is abominably rude of her to call so early
More example sentences
  • Ambrose, thought I to myself, my devout Ambrose is either at church, or abominably lazy this morning.
  • Across the board, scientific knowledge in America is at an abominably low level.
  • I reserve the right to behave abominably on occasion.
Definition of abominably in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Related Words