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abominable

abominable

abominable Sentence Examples

  • It's abominable! she screamed.

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  • Although not a mere grasping adventurer, he was largely responsible for reducing the internal administration of the country to an abominable system of espionage, corruption and cruelty.

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  • He was out-voted by his council on the question of commutation of tithes, and his enlightened zeal for reforming the "wicked and abominable" sentences of the criminal law met with complete failure.

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  • He was out-voted by his council on the question of commutation of tithes, and his enlightened zeal for reforming the "wicked and abominable" sentences of the criminal law met with complete failure.

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  • This abominable deed gave northern France for twenty years to an English master.

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  • This abominable deed gave northern France for twenty years to an English master.

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  • Lord Milner visited Swaziland in July 1904 and denounced "the abominable network of concessions" in which the country was entangled.

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  • The pope, in an allocution of 22nd June 1868, declared that these " damnable and abominable laws " which were " contrary to the concordat, to the laws of the Church and to the principles of Christianity," were " absolutely and for ever null and void."

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  • The pope, in an allocution of 22nd June 1868, declared that these " damnable and abominable laws " which were " contrary to the concordat, to the laws of the Church and to the principles of Christianity," were " absolutely and for ever null and void."

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  • 3), is more acceptable to God than sacrifice, and sacrifice without ethical feeling is abominable to Him (xv.

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  • The Remonstrants, that is, the clerical fanatics to whom toleration was more especially abominable, are reckoned (Hume Brown) as the majority of the preachers, but exact statistics cannot be obtained.

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  • The Remonstrants, that is, the clerical fanatics to whom toleration was more especially abominable, are reckoned (Hume Brown) as the majority of the preachers, but exact statistics cannot be obtained.

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  • The Christian and Mahommedan historians could learn little of the Manichaean mysteries and "sacraments," and hence the former charged them with obscene rites and abominable usages.

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  • I tell you again that the recollection of the manner in which I saw the queen of France in 1774, and the contrast between that brilliancy, splendour and beauty, with the prostrate homage of a nation to her, and the abominable scene of 1789 which I was describing, did draw tears from me and wetted my paper.

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  • Zwingli, who details these articles, as he says, that the world may see that they are "fanatical, stolid, audacious, impious," can scarcely be acquitted of unfairness in joining together two of them, - the fourth and fifth, - thus making the article treat "of the avoiding of abominable pastors in the church" (Super devitatione abominabilium pastorum in Ecclesia), though there is nothing about pastors in the fourth article, and nothing about abominations in the fifth, and though in a marginal note he himself explains that the first two copies that were sent him read as he does, but the other copies make two articles, as in fact they evidently are.

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  • In 1571 he strengthened his position at court by his marriage with Maria, the daughter of Ivan's abominable favourite Malyuta Skuratov.

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  • of discipline, intrigue and violence, as shown by the abominable massacre which took place in Warsaw when the defeat of the army was known.

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  • For though they have not yet brought forth the fruits of their iniquity, they have the seed shut up in them; nay, their whole nature is a sort of seed of sin, therefore it cannot but be hateful and abominable to God (Instil.

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  • Abominable, unnatural as Peter's conduct to his unhappy and innocent son undoubtedly was, there is no reason to suppose that he ever regretted it.

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  • abominable crime.

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  • Although his cruelty was abominable, he was not altogether without generosity, and by his courage and audacity he acquired a certain romantic popularity.

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  • All winged creeping things that have four feet were equally abominable.

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  • abominable snowmen, we descended the hill, praying to find somewhere to stay.

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  • abominable idolatries, the worship of idols that is an abomination to God.

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  • abominable acts.

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  • abominable practice ' of slavery.

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  • abominable thing that I hate.

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  • The schools in the U.S. have become abominable, including most of the private schools.

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  • abominable in the sight of God but also as 'unnatural ' .

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  • fourpenny piece, in the shape of these abominable fancies.

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  • idolatryen he adds abominable idolatries, the worship of idols that is an abomination to God.

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  • snowmanthree wet abominable snowmen, we descended the hill, praying to find somewhere to stay.

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  • Abominable, unnatural as Peter's conduct to his unhappy and innocent son undoubtedly was, there is no reason to suppose that he ever regretted it.

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  • Hitherto, by his own showing, the private life of the young tsar had been unspeakably abominable, but his sensitive conscience (he was naturally religious) induced him, in 1550, to summon a Zemsky Sobor or national assembly, the first of its kind, to which he made a curious public confession of the sins of his youth, and at the same time promised that the realm of Russia (for whose dilapidation he blamed the boyar regents) should henceforth be governed justly and mercifully.

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  • 2, and the context implies an earthly Jerusalem to which the Gentiles go up as pilgrims. Outside the gates of this city are unclean and abominable things.

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  • Most probably the object of the story is, not to answer any curious question (such as, how did human speech arise, or how came the animals by their names?), but to dehort its readers or hearers from the abominable vice referred to in Lev.

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  • of discipline, intrigue and violence, as shown by the abominable massacre which took place in Warsaw when the defeat of the army was known.

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  • In 1571 he strengthened his position at court by his marriage with Maria, the daughter of Ivan's abominable favourite Malyuta Skuratov.

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  • The Christian and Mahommedan historians could learn little of the Manichaean mysteries and "sacraments," and hence the former charged them with obscene rites and abominable usages.

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  • From an ethical and religious point of view the deliberate removal of Alexius was an abominable, an inhuman crime: Peter justified it as necessary for the welfare of the new Russia which he had called into existence.

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  • 3), is more acceptable to God than sacrifice, and sacrifice without ethical feeling is abominable to Him (xv.

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  • The abominable con ditions of the prisons in which the best men of the kingdom were immured, linked to the vilest' common criminals, was made known to the world by the famous letters of W.

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  • All winged creeping things that have four feet were equally abominable.

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  • Zwingli, who details these articles, as he says, that the world may see that they are "fanatical, stolid, audacious, impious," can scarcely be acquitted of unfairness in joining together two of them, - the fourth and fifth, - thus making the article treat "of the avoiding of abominable pastors in the church" (Super devitatione abominabilium pastorum in Ecclesia), though there is nothing about pastors in the fourth article, and nothing about abominations in the fifth, and though in a marginal note he himself explains that the first two copies that were sent him read as he does, but the other copies make two articles, as in fact they evidently are.

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  • Although not a mere grasping adventurer, he was largely responsible for reducing the internal administration of the country to an abominable system of espionage, corruption and cruelty.

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  • Lord Milner visited Swaziland in July 1904 and denounced "the abominable network of concessions" in which the country was entangled.

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  • I tell you again that the recollection of the manner in which I saw the queen of France in 1774, and the contrast between that brilliancy, splendour and beauty, with the prostrate homage of a nation to her, and the abominable scene of 1789 which I was describing, did draw tears from me and wetted my paper.

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  • For though they have not yet brought forth the fruits of their iniquity, they have the seed shut up in them; nay, their whole nature is a sort of seed of sin, therefore it cannot but be hateful and abominable to God (Instil.

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  • You can play all kinds of supernatural beings like vampires and silly ghosts to secrets of the modern world like the abominable snowman and zombie rock stars, and I don't mean Keith Richards.

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  • Finally, one of the easiest ways to look like the Grinch at Christmas is to purchase an abominable snowman costume, paint or dye it green, and then throw on a red jacket, a big belt and a classic Santa hat, and you are good to go.

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  • The Abominable Dr. Phibes is the tale of an off-kilter man in pursuit of the doctors that had a role in his wife's death.

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  • Like Crocs or Ugg boots, people often either love or really hate those big fur boots that make a person look like a long lost relative of the Abominable Snowman.

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  • I surely may accept their morbid invitation and although seared by the flames of eternal damnation, I'll at least be free from the anguish and heartache of this abominable life.

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  • Consensus held he had taken an abominable col­lection of losers and quickly honed them into perennial also-rans.

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  • But I shall always think it a very abominable sort of proceeding.

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  • His statue will be placed there, making the sanctuary abominable and desolate (Dan.

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