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Detestable Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke
  • offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive character in recent novels"

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Detestable Sample Sentences in News

  • A day traffic court wasn't a drag
    I know I'm not alone when I say what a drag traffic court can be. If you're there, you've already gone through the process of being stopped roadside by law enforcement and the bummer of getting handed a citation. And here you are on a weekday morning, having told your boss you'll be late because you got a ticket. Then you take part in the detestabl Read more on this news related to 'Detestable'

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