execrable


execrable
EXECRABLE. adj. de tout genre. Detestable, dont on doit avoir horreur. Crime execrable. parricide execrable. c'est un homme execrable.
Il se dit fig. Par exaggeration des choses extremement mauvaises. Que dites-vous de ce livre, de ce poëme? il est execrable. cela a un goust execrable. ô le meschant Cuisinier, tous ces ragousts, toutes ces sausses sont execrables.

Dictionnaire de l'Académie française . 1964.

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  • execrable — execrable, damnable, accursed, cursed mean so odious as to deserve cursing or condemning. In actual use they vary little if any in force and only slightly in implications, although usage to a certain extent limits their applications. Execrable is …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Execrable — 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} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • execrable — late 14c., from O.Fr. execrable, from L. execrabilis/exsecrabilis execrable, accursed, from execrari/exsecrari (see EXECRATE (Cf. execrate)). Related: Execrably …   Etymology dictionary

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  • execrable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ extremely bad or unpleasant. DERIVATIVES execrably adverb. ORIGIN Latin execrabilis, from exsecrari curse …   English terms dictionary