Abominable is as bad as it gets. So if the food at camp is abominable, the campers might start to shout, "Ick! Ick! Your stew is making us sick!"

Abominable is an adjective that should be used only when something is exceptionally bad or threatening, like a gigantic furry snowman who is terrorizing a village. Abominable is so absolutely awful that it causes physical revulsion. So odious that it brings even the toughest of tough guys to tears. Which is a bummer, because it's a surprisingly fun word to say out loud.

Definitions of abominable
  1. adjective
    unequivocally detestable
    abominable treatment of prisoners”
    synonyms: detestable, execrable, odious
    evoking or deserving hatred
  2. adjective
    exceptionally bad or displeasing
    abominable workmanship”
    synonyms: abysmal, atrocious, awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakable, vile
    having undesirable or negative qualities
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