execrably
adverb see execrable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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

  • Execrably — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • execrably — See execrableness. * * * …   Universalium

  • execrably — adverb In an execrable way …   Wiktionary

  • execrably — adv. abominably, in a despicable manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • execrably — ex·e·cra·bly …   English syllables

  • execrably — adverb see execrable …   Useful english dictionary

  • execrable — adjective formal extremely bad: execrable handwriting execrably adverb: execrably bad …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • execrable — adjective Date: 14th century 1. deserving to be execrated ; detestable < execrable crimes > 2. very bad ; wretched < execrable hotel food > • execrableness noun • execrably …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • execrable — execrableness, n. execrably, adv. /ek si kreuh beuhl/, adj. 1. utterly detestable; abominable; abhorrent. 2. very bad: an execrable stage performance. [1350 1400 for earlier sense expressing a curse ; 1480 90 for def. 1; ME < L ex(s)ecrabilis… …   Universalium

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