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Meaning of EXECRABLE

Pronunciation:  'eksukrubul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  deserving a curse; "her damnable pride"
  2. [adj]  unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke
  3. [adj]  of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"

EXECRABLE is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: abominable, cursed, curst, damnable, deplorable, detestable, hateful, inferior, miserable, odious, woeful, wretched



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ex"e*cra*ble\, a. [L. execrabilis, exsecrabilis: cf.
F. ex['e]crable. See {Execrate}.]
Deserving to be execrated; accursed; damnable; detestable;
abominable; as, an execrable wretch. ``Execrable pride.''
--Hooker. -- {Ex"e*cra*ble*ness}, n. -- {Ex"e*cra*bly}, adv.

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