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Word – Abominate Word – Abominate
Word – Abominate

Word – Abominate

Abominate – Word of the Day

Meaning

(verb): Detest; loathe.

Synonym:

  • Hate
  • Dislike
  • Execrate

History:

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.

Example:

  • Verb Usage – Abominate:

  1. Tim abominates the very idea of society.
  2. She abominates Madonna.
  3. As a teacher, I abominate cheating.
  4. I abominate disrespectful behaviour.
  5. My mother abominates pop music, but she doesn’t mind if I play it at a low volume.
  • Noun Usage – Abomination:

  1. In my opinion slavery is an abomination. One human should not suffer in the hands of others.
  2. He thinks killing animals for food is an abomination and prefers not to eat it.
  3. It was horrible to see the abomination of the Minister in his speech.
  4. What happened to Mayank was an abomination.
  5. Cheating is an abomination as I don’t like people who cheat on their family and friends.
  • Adjective Usage – Abominable:

  1. My teacher thought my presentation to be abominable and helped me create a new one which she didn’t hate.
  2. That was an abominable behaviour.
  3. This abominable agreement would make us suffer for the next five years.
  4. Stealing is an abominable crime.
  5. Your organising habit is abominable.
  • Adverb Usage – Abominably:

  1. The kitchen in the house is freshly renovated, but the whole kitchen stinks abominably.
  2. It is all quiet when children are not around. Else the house is abominably noisy all the time.
  3. The Indian cricket team performed abominably, else they always performed otherwise.
  4. The child was abominably rude to the teacher, so he was sent to the detention room.
  5. As the journey began, it abominably worsened within an hour.

 

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