abhominable definition

  • adjective:
    • Alternative kind of abominable.
    • Abominable.
  • others:
    • a vintage mode of spelling abominable, regarding the supposition that it was produced by ab homine, from or repugnant to guy, ridiculed as pedantic by Shakspere into the character associated with pedant Holofernes.
    • [Abhominable happens within the Promptorium Parvulorum (c. 1440), plus in Gower; abhominacyoun is within Wyclif's New-Testament, abhominacioun in Chaucer, and abhomynacioun in Mandeville. Fuller has actually abhominal, a questionnaire meant to suit the false etymology.]

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