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Detestable Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • 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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  • Ron Cook: Forget Patriots -- Seahawks are hard to like
    PHOENIX -- Let’s take a break from beating up the New England Patriots and go after the real villains in Super Bowl XLIX — the Seattle Seahawks. Pete Carroll is a more detestable coach than Bill Belichick. Marshawn Lynch, Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin are more dislikable players than Tom Brady. Even the Seattle fans are more obnoxious than Patriots fans. R Read more on this news related to 'Detestable'

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