Translation of abominable in Spanish:

abominable

Pronunciation: /əˈbɑːmənəbəl; əˈbɒmɪnəbəl/

adj

  • 1.1 (horrible) [deed] abominable the abominable snowman el abominable hombre de las nieves
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    • Lalla, in his opening remarks, told Wellington the prosecution had to be ‘the most vile and most abominable abuse of the prosecutorial process in the country.’
    • And there are certain crimes still that are so heinous, so wretched, and so abominable that, yes, they do cry out for vengeance, and they do cry out for the death penalty.
    • For years now I have been against capital punishment, arguing that killing someone either illegally or legally was the most abominable and most repugnant of crimes.
    1.2 (awful) [colloquial/familiar] [weather/food/behavior] espantoso, terrible
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    • Her handwriting is abominable, like one-legged chickens tied together and walking from and ink well onto paper.
    • Indeed, the match furnished the quickest booking this reporter has ever witnessed, St Mirren defender Kevin McGowne felling Paul Sheerin with an abominable tackle after just 25 seconds.
    • Karen Kohlhaas's direction plays wholeheartedly into the leaden preciosity of the text and manages to make an already dreadful play even more abominable.

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