KJV Dictionary Definition: execrable


EX'ECRABLE, a. L. execrabilis. See Execrate.

Deserving to be cursed; very hateful; destable; abominable; as an execrable wretch.


EX'ECRABLY, adv. Cursedly; detestably.


EX'ECRATE, v.t. L. execror, from ex and sacer, the primary sense of which is to separate. See Sacred.

Literally, to curse; to denounce evil agianst, or to imprecate evil on; hence, to detest utterly; to abhor; to abominate.


EXECRA'TION, n. The act of cursing; a curse pronounced; imprecation of evil; utter detestation expressed.

Cease, gentle queen, these execrations: