detestable

See also: détestable

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French détestable; surface analysis detest +‎ -able.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈtɛstəbl̩/
  • Hyphenation: de‧test‧able

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/, [d̪e.t̪esˈt̪a.β̞le]

AdjectiveEdit

detestable (plural detestables)

  1. detestable

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