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execrable


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  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}, 
  {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},  {odious}] 
  3:  deserving  a  curse;  "her  damnable  pride"  [syn:  {damnable}] 




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