What is another word for abominably?

Pronunciation: [ɐbˈɒmɪnəblɪ] (IPA)

There are various synonyms for the word "abominably". Some of them include horribly, terribly, excessively, extremely, intolerably, appallingly, dreadfully, shockingly, disgustingly, and repulsively. These words describe something that is extremely unpleasant or objectionable in different degrees. For instance, "dreadfully" can be used to describe the feeling of fear, while "extremely" is used to indicate a high level of something. The use of synonyms can add more depth and richness to a writer's work, helping them to convey their message more effectively. By incorporating different synonyms for "abominably" in our writing, we can evoke different feelings and create a more comprehensive picture of the thing we are trying to describe.

Synonyms for Abominably:

What are the hypernyms for Abominably?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for abominably?

Antonyms for the word "abominably" include pleasantly, excellently, delightfully, agreeably, and superbly. These words convey a positive and pleasing sentiment as opposed to the negative and disheartening sense of abominably. They describe experiences or things that are enjoyable or desirable instead of being unpleasant or detestable. If someone says a meal was pleasantly good, they mean it tasted great and satisfied their taste buds. On the other hand, if they say a meal was abominably bad, they mean it was unappetizing and unpalatable. Antonyms of abominably help in conveying positive vibes and feelings.

Usage examples for Abominably

The general, who was fishing in vain for an invitation to her seat, handed her ladyship into the carriage with a heavy sigh; upon which his bosom friend, Master Simon, who was just mounting his horse, gave me a knowing wink, made an abominably wry face, and, leaning from his saddle, whispered loudly in my ear, "It won't do!"
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
We went slowly; but we did well to go at all, with any show of boldness; for the whole business was so abominably uncanny.
"The Ghost Pirates"
William Hope Hodgson
If Mrs. Dale hadn't written telling me he'd received my letter, I couldn't have found it in my heart to believe that he'd treat me so abominably cruel."
"The Devil's Garden"
W. B. Maxwell

Famous quotes with Abominably

  • They are horribly tedious when they are good husbands, and abominably conceited when they are not.
    Oscar Wilde
  • Consider the most famous pure dystopian tale of modern times, , by George Orwell (1903-1950), published in 1948 (the same year in which was published). I consider it an abominably poor book. It made a big hit (in my opinion) only because it rode the tidal wave of cold war sentiment in the United States.
    Isaac Asimov
  • The ultimate meaning of the angry young man is not known. What is known is the shape of his greatest fear—that all of his efforts, from learning to speak to learning to write, to write well, to write badly, to write angrily, from learning to despise to learning to abominate, to abominate well, to abominate badly, to abominate abominably, to rant, to fulminate, to shout down the sea, to age, to age graefully, to age awkwardly, to age at all, to think, to regret, to list himself in the newspapers under “Lost and Found”, might culminate precisely in this: a roaring, raging, crazy mad passionate bibliography.
    Donald Barthelme
  • This use of animal terms to vilify and dehumanize the victims, combined with the abominably degraded conditions in the camps, made it easier for the SS to do their job, since treating prisoners like animals made them begin to look and smell like animals.
    Charles Patterson (author)
  • Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to rebuild that house. At first, perhaps, you can understand what He is doing. He is getting the drains right and stopping the leaks in the roof and so on: you knew that those jobs needed doing and so you are not surprised. But presently he starts knocking the house about in a way that hurts abominably and does not seem to make sense. What on earth is He up to? The explanation is that He is building quite a different house from the one you thought of—throwing out a new wing here, putting on an extra floor there, running up towers, making courtyards. Уоu thought you were going to be made into a decent little cottage: but He is building a palace. He intends to come and live in it Himself.
    C. S. Lewis

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