abominable Definition

  • 1causing moral revulsion; very bad or unpleasant
  • 2very unpleasant or of very low quality

Using abominable: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "abominable" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The conditions in the factory were abominable.

  • Example

    The food was abominable, I couldn't eat it.

  • Example

    The weather was abominable, with heavy rain and strong winds.

abominable Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for abominable

Phrases with abominable

  • a large, hairy, human-like creature said to inhabit the Himalayas


    Many people believe that the abominable snowman is a myth.

  • a heinous or morally repugnant act


    The murder of innocent civilians is an abominable crime.

  • behavior that is extremely unpleasant or unacceptable


    His abominable behavior towards his colleagues led to his dismissal.

Origins of abominable

from Latin 'abominabilis', meaning 'worthy of being avoided'


Summary: abominable in Brief

'Abominable' [əˈbɒmɪnəbl] means causing moral revulsion or being very unpleasant or of very low quality. It can be used to describe anything from bad weather to heinous crimes. Phrases like 'abominable snowman' and 'abominable behavior' use the word to denote something extremely unpleasant or morally repugnant. Synonyms include 'horrible' and 'disgusting,' while antonyms include 'pleasant' and 'delightful.'