from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being abominable; odiousness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality or state of being abominable, detestable, or odious.
“I am the light”; and what multitudes of things He illumined I He threw light upon the character of God, upon the nature of man, upon the beauty of holiness, upon the abominableness of sin.
Tarsus was the center of a species of Baal-worship of an imposing but unspeakably degrading character, and at certain seasons of the year it was the scene of festivals, which were frequented by the whole population of the neighboring regions, and were accompanied with orgies of a degree of moral abominableness happily beyond the reach even of our imaginations.
The deceitfulness, that is, the depth of wickedness, and the abominableness, past all words, of thine own heart.
Paul Clifford shall convince you of the injustice of security, and of the abominableness of the safety of a purse on a moonlight night.
It has only been the later discovery of the uselessness of old scientific botany, and the abominableness of new, as an element of education for youth; -- and my certainty that a true knowledge of their native Flora was meant by Heaven to be one of the first heart-possessions of every happy boy and girl in flower-bearing lands, that have compelled me to gather into system my fading memories, and wandering thoughts. [