Search Result for "execrable":
1. of very poor quality or condition;
- Example: "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"
- Example: "woeful treatment of the accused"
- Example: "woeful errors of judgment"
[syn: deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched]
2. unequivocally detestable;
- Example: "abominable treatment of prisoners"
- Example: "detestable vices"
- Example: "execrable crimes"
- Example: "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke
[syn: abominable, detestable, execrable, odious]
3. deserving a curse;
- Example: "her damnable pride"
[syn: damnable, execrable]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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, adv. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
execrable adj 1: of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment" [syn: deplorable, execrable, miserable, woeful, wretched] 2: unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke [syn: abominable, detestable, execrable, odious] 3: deserving a curse; "her damnable pride" [syn: damnable, execrable]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
127 Moby Thesaurus words for "execrable": abhorrent, abject, abominable, accursed, arrant, atrocious, bad, base, beastly, beggarly, below contempt, beneath contempt, black, blamable, blameworthy, cheesy, contemptible, criminal, crude, crummy, cursed, damn, damnable, damned, dark, debased, degraded, demoniac, demonic, depraved, despicable, detestable, devilish, diabolic, dirty, disgraceful, disgusting, evil, fetid, fiendish, flagitious, flagrant, forbidding, foul, fulsome, ghoulish, goddamn, goddamned, grave, gross, hateful, heinous, hellish, horrific, horrifying, ignoble, improper, infamous, infernal, iniquitous, knavish, little, loathsome, low, low-down, lumpen, malodorous, mangy, mean, measly, mephitic, miasmal, miasmic, miserable, monstrous, nasty, naughty, nauseating, nefarious, noisome, noxious, objectionable, obnoxious, obscene, odious, offensive, paltry, peccant, petty, poky, poor, rank, rebarbative, repellent, reprehensible, reprobate, reptilian, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, satanic, scabby, scandalous, scrubby, scruffy, scummy, scurvy, shabby, shameful, shoddy, sickening, sinful, small, squalid, stinking, unforgivable, ungodly, unmentionable, unpardonable, unspeakable, unworthy, vicious, vile, villainous, wicked, wretched, wrong