toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

abominable
used in Jane Eyre

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
exceptionally bad or detestable
  • I was one of the last to go out, and in passing the tables, I saw one teacher take a basin of the porridge and taste it; she looked at the others; all their countenances expressed displeasure, and one of them, the stout one, whispered — "Abominable stuff!"
    Chapter 5 (49% in)
abominable = exceptionally bad or detestable
  • Jane, I will not trouble you with abominable details: some strong words shall express what I have to say.
    Chapter 27 (37% in)
abominable = exceptionally bad or detestable
There are no more uses of "abominable" in Jane Eyre.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®