Definition of execrable in English:

execrable

Line breaks: exe|crable
Pronunciation: /ˈɛksɪkrəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Derivatives

execrably

adverb
More example sentences
  • I won't give any dosh to these blasted strikers, because, as far as I can see, they are being execrably led, haven't had a proper ballot and are plainly trying to bring down the elected government of the country.
  • That isn't to say that if someone writes execrably, that I have the time to read them.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'expressing or involving a curse'): via Old French from Latin execrabilis, from exsecrari 'to curse' (see execrate).

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