execrable execrable  /ˌɛɡ ˈzɛ krə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of very poor quality or condition
  2. (adj) unequivocally detestable
  3. (adj) deserving a curse

Usage(s):

  1. Child abuse is an execrable act of cowardice and malice.
  2. The attempt by some powers to abridge the right to upload content into Internet is execrable.

News

  • This Fan Caught Four Foul Balls In One Game

    The best part about this is that Greg Van Niel is not a ballhawk , that execrable subspecies who attend games solely for the purpose of collecting baseballs. Van Niel's just a regular fan, who happened to be sitting in the exact right spot to get four foul balls yesterday, all by the fifth inning. Van Niel is a season ticket holder, yet yesterday was the first foul ball he had ever caught at an ...
    on July 15, 2013     Source: Deadspin

Quotes

  1. "Malcolm has made a decision to be part of the team that rids Australia of an execrable prime minister, who in the last fortnight has demonstrated abject political cowardliness," Mr Pyne said.
    on May 1, 2010 By: Christopher Pyne Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. Benedict XVI says that he is "embittered by this execrable new act, which profoundly affects the whole Church in the country, and in particular the Chaldean Church".
    on Mar 1, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Spero News

  3. "Your communities are going through a great trial which has seen certain churchmen involved in particularly execrable acts," Bertone said.
    on Feb 15, 2010 By: Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone Source: UPI.com

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