Definition of abominable in English:

abominable

Line breaks: abom¦in|able
Pronunciation: /əˈbɒm(ə)nəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Origin

Middle English: via Old French from Latin abominabilis, from abominari (see abominate). The term was once widely believed to be from ab- 'away from' + Latin homine (from homo 'human being'), thus 'inhuman, beastly', and frequently spelled abhominable until the 17th century.

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