Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an abominable manner or degree; execrably; detestably; sinfully.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In an abominable manner; very odiously; detestably.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a terrible manner
  • adverb in an offensive and hateful manner

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

abominable +‎ -ly

Examples

  • 'You pronounce my name abominably,' said the captain, dropping his sword's point.

    Vittoria — Volume 5

  • 'You pronounce my name abominably,' said the captain, dropping his sword's point.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • 'You pronounce my name abominably,' said the captain, dropping his sword's point.

    Vittoria — Complete

  • In words that I can only describe as abominably ignorant, a number of state legislators and others have said the following regarding President Obama's planned address to school children regarding education and achievement via the Internet Tuesday:

    Jim Lichtman: Uncommon Sense

  • Thabo Mbeki, had behaved "abominably", Ellis said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Andre Joseph Leonard, archbishop of Mechelen-Brussel, criticised the church for often worrying more about the reputation of priests and "abominably" exploiting the abused children, according to a copy of his Easter homily released on Saturday.

    The Times of India

  • Andre Joseph Leonard, archbishop of Mechelen-Brussel, criticised the church for often worrying more about the reputation of priests and "abominably" exploiting the abused children, according to a copy of his Easter homily released on Saturday.

    The Times of India

  • Andre Joseph Leonard, archbishop of Mechelen-Brussel, criticised the church for often worrying more about the reputation of priests and "abominably" exploiting the abused children, according to a copy of his Easter homily released on Saturday.

    The Times of India

  • Andre Joseph Leonard, archbishop of Mechelen-Brussel, criticised the Church for often worrying more about the reputation of priests and "abominably" exploiting the abused children, according to a copy of his Easter homily.

    The Times of India

  • "His socialist proclivities are getting in the way of what he should be doing as CEO of the city," said Levitt, adding the mayor has behaved "abominably" so far during the strike.

    Toronto Sun

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