Adjective(1) unequivocally detestable(2) exceptionally bad or displeasing
(1) The couple nodded in agreement with her, and I became aware that I had somehow stumbled across a house of covert dissidents who I'd always been told were the most abominable and despicable of all people.(2) Apart from the abominable aspect of having dog excrement on the streets etc., there is also a serious public health issue to be addressed by the dog owners, the County Council and the Health Service Executive.(3) 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.(4) From beginning to end, we are prey to the movie's diabolical killer, who presents us with a variety of abominable ways to slay and mutilate his victims.(5) By mid afternoon the whole world was converging on America as the horrifying and abominable events unfolded.(6) Of course, in reality-that is, in the universe beyond the boundaries of our conceptual vocabularies-homosexuality is no more abominable than lobsters or flying squirrels.(7) Since emancipation, countless people have written about the cruelties of slavery but does anyone actually know how this abominable procedure started?(8) The presence of grapes in a salad is abominable , but sauces made from fermented grape juice are essential.(9) I am not surprised by such abominable news items anymore.(10) And we may venture the guess that Gibbon was disliked perhaps for his liking for that abominable stuff called snuff instead of tea.(11) So even right here in the city you can find the most abominable poverty living almost cheek by jowl with these extraordinary lavish wasteful expenditures.(12) Here's someone who fought for one of the most abominable causes of all time, yet has acted with rationality, courage, and honour.(13) Some of them are obviously indulging in terrorism, and there can be absolutely no doubt that to take hostages or beheading innocent captives is an abominable crime against humanity.(14) 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.(15) The restaurant also specializes in fresh pasta, which I can heartily recommend as a welcome relief after the abominable over-boiled supermarket pasta that most restaurants here serve.(16) His abominable muscularity, his loathsome, fluid motion, somehow made me sick.
(1) the abominable snowman :: die afskuwelike sneeuman
1. loathsome ::
2. execrable ::
3. unspeakable ::
1. innocuous ::
2. inoffensive ::
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