a. very bad; extremely inferiorl; intolerable; very hateful
The anecdote was in such execrable taste that it revolted the audience.
Sentence in Classic:
Your Minister may perhaps be good as a Minister, but as a general he is not merely bad but execrable, yet to him is entrusted the fate of our whole country.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
That upon a quarrel among us, I was set on shore on this coast, where I walked forward, without knowing whither, till he delivered me from the persecution of those execrable Yahoos.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
The trouble is, however, the execrable Bertha Coutts has not confined herself to her own experiences and sufferings.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
But the cooking deteriorated, and became execrable; the wine, which had always been bad, became fearfully bad.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Everywhere the weak execrate the powerful, before whom they cringe; and the powerful beat them like sheep whose wool and flesh they sell.
Both were bleeding and panting and execrating and struggling; but of course I knew them both directly.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context