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Definition of Execrable

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despicable, abominable; very bad
Execrable Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(a.)
Deserving to be execrated; accursed; damnable; detestable; abominable; as, an execrable wretch.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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execrable
\ex"e*cra*ble\ (?), a. [l. execrabilis, exsecrabilis: cf. f. exécrable. see execrate.] deserving to be execrated; accursed; damnable; detestable; abominable; as, an execrable wretch. "execrable pride." -- ex"e*cra*ble*ness , n. -- ex"e*cra*bly , adv.
execrable
adj
1. of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment" [syn: deplorable, miserable, woeful, wretched]


2. unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- edmund burke [syn: abominable, detestable, odious]


3. deserving a curse; "her damnable pride" [syn: damnable]



for Vocabulary Exams of KPDS, YDS,UDS (in Turkey); and SAT in America
Abominable.
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Anhygas = a. not execrable, inobnoxious
GLOSSARY OF ESOTERIC WORDS
detestable, abominable, hateful, deserving to be cursed; very inferior, of very poor quality.
execrare (to curse)
very bad ;detestable***The anecdote was in execrable taste and shocked the audience.
WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"
(synonym) deplorable, miserable, woeful, wretched
(similar) inferior
2. unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke
(synonym) abominable, detestable, odious
(similar) hateful
3. deserving a curse; "her damnable pride"
(synonym) damnable
(similar) cursed, curst