[ə'bɒm(ə)nəb(ə)l] or [ə'bɑmɪnəbl]
(adj.) unequivocally detestable; 'abominable treatment of prisoners'; 'detestable vices'; 'execrable crimes'; 'consequences odious to those you govern'- Edmund Burke .
(a.) Worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable.
(a.) Excessive; large; -- used as an intensive.
a. . Hateful, odious, detestable, horrid, horrible, execrable, nefarious, damnable, cursed, accursed, hellish.. Loathsome, offensive, obnoxious, foul, nauseous, nauseating, disgusting, sickening, repulsive, revolting, shocking.. Vile, wretched, sorry, scurvy, shabby, bad.
SYN:Abhorrent, foul, accursed, detestable, hateful, horrible, loathsome, odious,offensive, execrable, nauseous, impure
ANT:Delectable, desirable, admirable, enjoyable, lovable, charming, delightful,grateful, pure
- It's abominable, to be sure; but St. Clare will have high life below-stairs, and they every one of them live just as they please. 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- I have an abominable temper, and should be kicked for saying such a thing in my own house. 弗格斯·休姆. 奇幻岛.
- How abominable! 简·奥斯汀. 傲慢与偏见.
- Does he really find time to read with a tutor, in the midst of all his business,--and this abominable strike in hand as well? 伊丽莎白·盖斯凯尔. 南方与北方.
- Oh, my tongue, my abominable tongue! 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- The rooms were carefully examined, and results all pointed to an abominable crime. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- I look upon you, sir, as a man who has placed himself beyond the pale of society, by his most audacious, disgraceful, and abominable public conduct. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- No, I drank champagne and romped and tried to flirt, and was altogether abominable, said Meg self-reproachfully. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- It seems to me to show an abominable sort of conceited independence, a most country-town indifference to decorum. 简·奥斯汀. 傲慢与偏见.
- Jane, I will not trouble you with abominable details: some strong words shall express what I have to say. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- The pity was that her gratitude put her, in the law's eyes and the world's, on a par with her abominable husband. 伊迪丝·华顿. 纯真年代.
- Can such abominable pride as his have ever done him good? 简·奥斯汀. 傲慢与偏见.
- Why does he make that abominable noise? 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- I say it's perfectly abominable for you to defend such a system! 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- That's abominable of you, Socrates; you take the words in the sense which is most damaging to the argument. 柏拉图. 理想国.
- Mrs. Bute knew they would meet the abominable Rawdon there, and she was right. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- How abominable in you, then, to let me engross her horse as I did all last week! 简·奥斯汀. 曼斯菲尔德庄园.
- But I shall always think it a very abominable sort of proceeding. 简·奥斯汀. 爱玛.
- An abominable puppy! 简·奥斯汀. 爱玛.
- If you don't turn off that abominable sheep-dog, said Lord Steyne, with a savage look over his shoulder at her, I will have her poisoned. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- Many of the tools and expedients she used were abominable. 赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯. 世界史纲.
- It is the most flagrant example of an abominable public vehicle that ever encumbered the face of the earth. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 荒凉山庄.
- I never heard anything so abominable. 简·奥斯汀. 傲慢与偏见.
- You are honest enough to acknowledge that your temper is abominable; for my part, I do not believe that there exists a woman who could endure it. 哈里特·威尔逊. 哈里特·威尔逊回忆录.
- So she winked hard, shook her head, and said gruffly because Amy was listening, It was an abominable thing, and she doesn't deserve to be forgiven. 路易莎·梅·奥尔科特. 小妇人.
- Do I set my mind to analyse the abominable impossibility which, nevertheless, confronts me as an undeniable fact? 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- It's abominable, the way you indulge them! 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- It's a shameful, wicked, abominable law, and I'll break it, for one, the first time I get a chance; and I hope I _shall_ have a chance, I do! 哈丽叶特·比切·斯托. 汤姆叔叔的小屋.
- Well--can there be anything more abominable? 伊迪丝·华顿. 纯真年代.
- He says it is abominable, and not like a gentleman. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.