(a.) Worthy of, or causing, abhorrence, as a thing of evil omen; odious in the utmost degree; very hateful; detestable; loathsome; execrable.
(a.) Excessive; large; -- used as an intensive.
(1) One goat anesthetized with thiamylal sodium, xylazine, and halothane for repair of an abominal hernia, and 7 of 29 goats similarly anesthetized for an experiment unrelated to considerations of anesthesia, developed signs of hepatic failure within 24 hours of anesthesia.
(2) Conservative evangelicals often quote a verse in Leviticus which describes sexual relations between men as an “abomination”.
(3) It's necessary to outline the succession of injustices that Watson has suffered, the abominable luck and ongoing battles, to begin to appreciate his near total absence of rancour.
(4) We are going to mourn our dead ... but tomorrow, we will kiss each other like the abominable perverts we are,” journalist Luc Vaillant said in a column published in the left-wing newspaper Libération.
(5) As abominable as the crimes in Cologne and other cities were, one thing remains clear: there is no justification for blanket agitation against foreigners,” justice minister Heiko Maas said, adding that some people “appear just to have been waiting for the events of Cologne.” On Monday, a regional parliamentary commission in North-Rhine Westphalia, where Cologne is the largest city, will question police and others about the events on New Year’s Eve.
(6) The detention facility itself is a human rights abomination, but it’s not just the physical center that is a problem – it is the spirit it embodies.
(7) Jules's passing made Edmond "curse and abominate literature" to such an extent that, after describing with clinical precision and agonising detail the gradual collapse of his brother's physical and mental capacities, he decided to abandon the Journal.
(8) An exchange of emails released on Monday by the US State Department shows that Clinton was lobbied in May 2009 by a close friend, Brian Greenspun, to take action after a senior figure in the US Jewish community accused the film festival of “inherent antisemitism” and an “abomination”.
(9) He describes slavery as an "abominable exercise" but says that time, and history, make seeking any compensation for its legacy hopelessly impractical.
(10) Democrats failed on Wednesday to block Republican attempts to cut billions of dollars in food assistance to poor American families, having earlier denounced the plans as an "abomination" and "immoral".
(11) Sarah Jackson, deputy regional director of Amnesty International, said: "Even though Uganda's abominable anti-homosexuality act was scrapped on the basis of a technicality, it is a significant victory for Ugandan activists who have campaigned against this law.
(12) Others, though, recall abominable experiences and compare the inhumanity of the old NHS with the compassionate, personalised and technically excellent care they received in recent times.
(13) They will become the consultants and NHS leaders of the future, and will be unlikely to acquiesce so easily to myriad abominations imposed by politicians for the sheer fun of re-disorganising the service from the top.
(14) This abominable and filthy practice of sodomy has resulted in the great continent of Africa being riddled with Aids,” he said.
(15) The attitude expressed in Leviticus, that it was an abomination, was the order of the day."
(16) This was an absolutely abominable attack, it’s completely unacceptable,” she told reporters on Monday as she departed for a three-day trip to Jordan and Saudi Arabia.
(17) He added: “One of the great ironies is that Kim Davis’s Pentecostal faith has historically viewed Catholicism as an idolatrous abomination of Christianity.
(18) I remember they [legislators] described us as ‘an abomination to God,’” said Harmon.
(19) In the meantime, he remains incarcerated in Scheveningen prison, in a suburb of The Hague He has described the cooking in Dutch jail as an "abomination".
(20) The more abominably the villains behave, the more admirable they are; there is equal pleasure in the story's joie de vivre and, indeed, its joie de mourir.
(a.) Oppressing with fear or horror; appalling; terrible; as, an awful scene.
(a.) Inspiring awe; filling with profound reverence, or with fear and admiration; fitted to inspire reverential fear; profoundly impressive.
(a.) Struck or filled with awe; terror-stricken.
(a.) Worshipful; reverential; law-abiding.
(a.) Frightful; exceedingly bad; great; -- applied intensively; as, an awful bonnet; an awful boaster.
(1) But at the same time I didn't feel like, 'Aw, I'm home!'
(2) It seems like an awfully long way from the ground.” He added: “When I was younger, I dreamed of being an astronaut, but I also wanted to be a policeman or a firebreather.
(3) EEG waves were similar during Aw and Qw but they diminished in amplitude and frequency when passing from these states to Qs, and both parameters increased during As.
(4) In vitro blastogenic responses of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMN) to heterogeneous schistosome-derived antigens (eggs, SEA; adult worms, AW; and cercariae, CERC) were evaluated.
(5) Asked whether the loss of control of the streets was embarrassing, Sir Paul replied: "Well the one thing I would say is that it must have been an awful time for the people trying to go about their daily business in those buildings.
(6) By contrast, storage fungi, especially Aspergillus spp., are able to grow at low water activities (aw, 0.70-0.75) enabling them to initiate grain spoilage.
(7) It was a bit of a nightmare … there wasn't an awful lot I could do."
(8) It’s very, very difficult to feel any optimism about this summit or what it will do for people looking for a safe place for them and their families right at this moment, nor tackle the awful actions of countries who are now thinking, ‘If other countries won’t help take responsibility, then why should we?’ and are now driving back desperate people.
(9) It has been awfully hard-won, carved slowly out of a big block of human agony.
(10) AW: Well, I think a rather terrific movie, actually.
(11) For the AW group the occurrence rate becomes 0.00043 per chromosome per generation for all aberrations and 0.00041 for inversions.
(12) Third, we must do more to strengthen the old principle of contribution: there are lots of people right now who feel they pay an awful lot more in than they ever get back.
(13) "We welcome a consultation, but default filters are awful," said ORG executive director Jim Killock.
(14) All samples are well detected by anti-B from AW, Aend, Ax, Am but none is detected by anti-B from ABx, Cis AB, or by an auto-anti-B.
(15) I even suspect that if Charlotte had truly known what marriage to a man so teeth-gnashingly awful really meant – in a way that no woman without the experience of going out with, let alone sleeping with, someone inappropriate can – she would have made a different choice.
(16) To determine whether the presence of small-intestinal malabsorption is associated with the development of AWS in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients with chronic diarrhea, we retrospectively reviewed the results of D-xylose testing performed in the clinical evaluation of 21 consecutive HIV-infected patients with chronic diarrhea.
(17) The atmospherics between the Athens government and its antagonists, which is now just about every player of importance in the rest of Europe, have been awful for weeks and have got more poisonous as they have neared the crunch.
(18) Cell lines AW 13516 and AW 8507 were derived from poorly differentiated SCC and epidermoid carcinoma of the tongue respectively.
(19) We worked awfully hard for this Premier League status and we don’t want to give it up.” Gylfi Sigurdsson’s 61st-minute strike – his sixth goal in 10 games – settled a scrappy Liberty Stadium contest that failed to spark into life until the Iceland international finished from substitute Leroy Fer’s pass.
(20) 9.27pm BST 67 min: The Argentinian fans are making an awful lot of noise here.