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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 a·bom·i·na·ble /əˈbɑmnəbḷ/ 形容詞
 討厭的, 令人憎惡的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·bom·i·na·ble a.
 1. Worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable.
 2. Excessive; large; -- used as an intensive. [Obs.]
 Note:Juliana Berners . . . informs us that in her time [15th c.], “abomynable syght of monkes” was elegant English for “a large company of friars.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of
             prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes";
             "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund
             Burke [syn: detestable, execrable, odious]
      2: exceptionally bad or displeasing; "atrocious taste";
         "abominable workmanship"; "an awful voice"; "dreadful
         manners"; "a painful performance"; "terrible handwriting";
         "an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room" [syn: atrocious,
          awful, dreadful, painful, terrible, unspeakable]