execrable | execrate | execration

Exam frequency

GRE

high

Banks

high

Civil Services

high

Meaning(s)

extremely bad

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execrable - awful

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The formal word ‘execrable’ refers to somebody or something considered particularly unpleasant or awful. As it is such a harshly critical term, it is usually only used when you want to express genuine disgust and dissatisfaction. Most commonly seen in written English.

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  1. From start to finish, the project was an unmitigated disaster. It was a truly execrable performance from the team.

  2. Steve going to the boss and blaming me for his error showed his true character. What an execrable man he is!

  3. Forcing through the implementation of that policy was an execrable decision by the government. It will likely have severe financial implications for ordinary people.

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