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abhominable

ab·hom·i·na·ble
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-hom-uh-nuh-buh l]
    • /æbˈhɒm ə nə bəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-hom-uh-nuh-buh l]
    • /æbˈhɒm ə nə bəl/

Definitions of abhominable word

  • abbreviation ABHOMINABLE abominable. 1
  • adjective abhominable Obsolete form of abominable. 0

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Origin of abhominable

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; Middle English < Medieval Latin abhominābilis, alteration of Latin abōminābilis abominable, by association with phrase ab homine from man, inhuman

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Parts of speech for Abhominable

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

abhominable popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

abhominable usage trend in Literature

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