Word of the Day: abominable

abom·i·na·ble adjective \ə-ˈbäm-nə-bəl, -ˈbä-mə-\: very bad or unpleasant.

1:  worthy of or causing disgust or hatred :  detestable<the abominable treatment of the poor>.

2:  quite disagreeable or unpleasant <abominable weather>

abom·i·na·bly\-blē\adverb

Synonyms: abhorrent, offensive, appalling, awful, disgusting, distasteful, dreadful, evil, foul, fulsome, gross, hideous, horrendous, horrible, horrid, loathsome, nasty, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, noxious, obnoxious, obscene, odious, rancid, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revolting, scandalous, shocking, sickening, ugly

How many of you picture this guy, when you come across the word abominable?

abominable snowman

Yeah, me too. 🙂

Definition source: http://www.merriam-webster.com

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