Word – Abominate
Abominate – Word of the Day
(verb): Detest; loathe.
It originated in the 17th century from the Latin word abominat, which means deprecated. It’s also derived from the verb abominari from ab which refers to away or from + omen or omin.
Verb Usage – Abominate:
- Tim abominates the very idea of society.
- She abominates Madonna.
- As a teacher, I abominate cheating.
- I abominate disrespectful behaviour.
- My mother abominates pop music, but she doesn’t mind if I play it at a low volume.
Noun Usage – Abomination:
- In my opinion slavery is an abomination. One human should not suffer in the hands of others.
- He thinks killing animals for food is an abomination and prefers not to eat it.
- It was horrible to see the abomination of the Minister in his speech.
- What happened to Mayank was an abomination.
- Cheating is an abomination as I don’t like people who cheat on their family and friends.
Adjective Usage – Abominable:
- My teacher thought my presentation to be abominable and helped me create a new one which she didn’t hate.
- That was an abominable behaviour.
- This abominable agreement would make us suffer for the next five years.
- Stealing is an abominable crime.
- Your organising habit is abominable.
Adverb Usage – Abominably:
- The kitchen in the house is freshly renovated, but the whole kitchen stinks abominably.
- It is all quiet when children are not around. Else the house is abominably noisy all the time.
- The Indian cricket team performed abominably, else they always performed otherwise.
- The child was abominably rude to the teacher, so he was sent to the detention room.
- As the journey began, it abominably worsened within an hour.