objectionable

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adjective ob·jec·tion·able \əb-ˈjek-sh(ə-)nə-bəl\

Definition of objectionable

objectionableness

noun

objectionably

play \əb-ˈjek-sh(ə-)nə-blē\ adverb

Examples of objectionable in a Sentence

  1. a T-shirt with an objectionable image

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First Known Use of objectionable

1741


OBJECTIONABLE Defined for English Language Learners

objectionable

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adjective

Definition of objectionable for English Language Learners

  • : not good or right : causing people to be offended


OBJECTIONABLE Defined for Kids

objectionable

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adjective ob·jec·tion·able \əb-ˈjek-shə-nə-bəl\

Definition of objectionable for Students

  1. :  arousing disapproval or great dislike :  offensive



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