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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French détestable.

AdjectiveEdit

detestable (comparative more detestable, superlative most detestable)

  1. Stimulating disgust or detestation; offensive; shocking.

Usage notesEdit

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

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dētestābilis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /detesˈtable/, [d̪et̪esˈt̪aβle]

AdjectiveEdit

detestable (plural detestables)

  1. detestable