Examples of detestable in a Sentence
He is a detestable villain.
the detestable actions of a nasty little man
Recent Examples of detestable from the Web
Keely Vasquez, who plays the thanklessly detestable Gussie Carnegie (the name says it all), delivers far more than this object of Sondheim hatred usually delivers.
But here in the U.S., chili is considered delicious and far from detestable.
Some of it has been riddled with detestable ideology -- some arguable, some blatant -- and others have been praise-worthy pieces of progress embedded in song.
When the debaters attempted to move to a private broadcasting location, the protestors—many in masks, a common tactic also used by the detestable Ku Klux Klan—pulled fire alarms, surrounded the speakers, and began physically assaulting them.
Smith said because child abuse crimes are so detestable, some defendants will never take responsibility.
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DETESTABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of detestable for English Language Learners
: causing or deserving strong dislike : deserving to be detested
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