damnable
adjective Date: 14th century 1. liable to or deserving condemnation 2. very bad ; detestable <
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damnableness noundamnably adverb

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  • damnable — [ danabl ] adj. • v. 1180; de damner ♦ Vx Qui mérite la damnation ou qui peut la faire encourir. Qui mérite la réprobation. Coutumes damnables. ⇒ condamnable. ● damnable adjectif (latin ecclésiastique damnabilis, condamnable) Qui peut causer la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • damnable — DAMNABLE. adj. des 2 g. (On n y prononce point l M, non plus que dans tous les dérivés du verbe Damner; mais elle alonge la première syllabe.) Qui peut attirer la damnation éternelle, qui peut faire mériter les peines de l enfer. Une opinion… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • Damnable — Dam na*ble, a. [L. damnabilis, fr. damnare: cf. F. damnable. See {Damn}.] 1. Liable to damnation; deserving, or for which one deserves, to be damned; of a damning nature. [1913 Webster] A creature unprepared unmeet for death, And to transport him …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • damnable — Damnable. adj. de tout genre. Qui rend digne de l enfer. Une opinion damnable. action damnable …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • damnable — 1 (ant.) adj. Condenable. 2 (ant.) Perjudicable. * * * damnable. (Del lat. damnabĭlis). adj. p. us. Digno de condenarse …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • damnable — mid 14c., from O.Fr. damnable or directly from L.L. damnabilis, from L. damnare (see DAMN (Cf. damn)). Related: Damnably …   Etymology dictionary

  • damnable — index contemptible, heinous, odious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • damnable — accursed, cursed, *execrable Analogous words: atrocious, *outrageous, monstrous, heinous: *hateful, abominable, detestable, odious, abhorrent Contrasted words: admirable, estimable (see corresponding verbs at REGARD n): laudable, praiseworthy… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • damnable — [adj] atrocious, horrible abhorrent, abominable, accursed, blamed, blessed, culpable, cursed, dang*, darn, depraved, despicable, detestable, dratted, execrable, hateful, odious, offensive, outrageous, wicked; concepts 545,570 Ant. admirable,… …   New thesaurus

  • damnable — Damnable, Damnandus …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • damnable — (Del lat. damnabĭlis). adj. p. us. Digno de condenarse …   Diccionario de la lengua española

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