English word abomination comes from Late Latin abominatio, and later Middle English abominacioun (Abomination.).
Abomination detailed word origin explanation
|abominatio || Late Latin (LL) || |
|abomination || Middle French (frm) || |
|abominacioun || Middle English (enm) ||Abomination. |
|abomination || English (eng) ||(obsolete) A state that excites detestation or abhorrence; pollution. [Attested from around (1350 - 1470) to the late 15th century.]. An abominable act; a disgusting vice; a despicable habit. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]. That which is abominable, shamefully vile; an object that excites disgust and hatred; very often with religious undertones. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]. [...] |