detestable

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adjective de·test·able \di-ˈtes-tə-bəl, dē-\

Definition of detestable

  1. :  arousing or meriting intense dislike :  abominable

detestableness

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detestably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of detestable in a sentence

  1. He is a detestable villain.

  2. the detestable actions of a nasty little man

15th Century

First Known Use of detestable

15th century


DETESTABLE Defined for English Language Learners

detestable

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adjective de·test·able \di-ˈtes-tə-bəl, dē-\

Definition of detestable for English Language Learners

  • : causing or deserving strong dislike : deserving to be detested



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