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English word abomination comes from Late Latin abominatio, and later Middle English abominacioun (Abomination.).

Abomination etymology ?

Abomination detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
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.]. [...]