Abhominable
Abhominable Ab*hom"i*na*ble, a. Abominable.

Note: [A false orthography anciently used; h was foisted into various words; hence abholish, for abolish, etc.] [1913 Webster]

This is abhominable, which he [Don Armado] would call abominable. --Shak. Love's Labor's Lost, v. 1. [1913 Webster]


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  • abhominable — adjective Etymology: alteration (influenced by Latin ab homine from the man, its supposed etymology) of abominable obsolete : abominable * * * /ab hom euh neuh beuhl/, adj. Obs. abominable. [1325 75; ME < ML abhominabilis, alter. of L… …   Useful english dictionary

  • abhominable — /ab hom euh neuh beuhl/, adj. Obs. abominable. [1325 75; ME < ML abhominabilis, alter. of L abominabilis ABOMINABLE, by assoc. with phrase ab homine from man, inhuman] * * * …   Universalium

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  • abhomination — abhominable, abhomination etc., the regular spelling of abominable, abomination, etc. in OFr., and in Eng. from their first use to 17th c., due to an assumed derivation from ab homine, ‘away from man, inhuman, beastly,’ which influenced their… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Wlatsome — Wlat some, a. [AS. wlatian to disgust, irk, wl?tta loathing.] Loathsome; disgusting; hateful. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Murder is . . . wlatsom and abhominable to God. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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