detestable

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French détestable.

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detestable (comparative more detestable, superlative most detestable)

  1. Stimulating disgust or detestation; offensive; shocking.

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  • Nouns to which "detestable" is often applied: crime, thing, practices, act, character, nature, person, conduct, villain, behavior.

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