execrable(redirected from execrableness)
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1. Deserving of execration; hateful.
2. Extremely inferior; very bad: an execrable meal.
[Middle English, from Latin execrābilis, from execrārī, exsecrārī, to execrate; see execrate.]
1. deserving to be execrated; abhorrent
2. of very poor quality: an execrable meal.
[C14: from Latin exsecrābilis, from exsecrārī to execrate]
ex•e•cra•ble(ˈɛk sɪ krə bəl)
1. utterly detestable; abominable; abhorrent.
2. very bad: an execrable stage performance.
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|Adj.||1.||execrable - of very poor quality or condition; "deplorable housing conditions in the inner city"; "woeful treatment of the accused"; "woeful errors of judgment"|
inferior - of low or inferior quality
|2.||execrable - unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke|
hateful - evoking or deserving hatred; "no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude"- Joseph Priestly
|3.||execrable - deserving a curse; "her damnable pride"|
adjective repulsive, offensive, disgusting, horrible, unpleasant, foul, revolting, obscene, sickening, vile, atrocious, obnoxious, despicable, deplorable, heinous, disagreeable, odious, hateful, loathsome, abhorrent, abominable, nauseous, accursed, detestable, damnable, cringe-making (Brit. informal) my neighbour's execrable taste in music