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a·bom·i·na·ble  audio  (-bm-n-bl) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Unequivocally detestable; loathsome: abominable treatment of prisoners.
  2. Thoroughly unpleasant or disagreeable: abominable weather.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English abhominable, from Old French, from Latin abminbilis, from abminr, to abhor ; see abominate

OTHER FORMS:
a·bomi·na·bly(Adverb)


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