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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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  • What game did you hate that everyone loved?
    Warning, incoming rage. We all have that one game . That detestable, despicable game that sits lost and forgotten apart from our collection. The same one that, when mentioned to friends (or otherwise normal coworkers) gets nothing but praise and cries of "How could you possible not love it?" Read more on this news related to 'Detestable'

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