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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Unequivocally abhorred; Offensive to the mind.

Usage examples (29)
  • That's odd, because I think the word detestable in that verse is the same as the one in Leviticus 18: 22
  • PRIME MINISTER described as a detestable campaign and bury the hatchet and all the other weapons employed in it.
  • "Oh! unhappy Florence, when wilt thou say farewell to crimes which render thy name detestable among Italian states?"
  • "detestable" course of Fox and the English Whig leaders in destroying for more
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