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detestable

[dih-tes-tuh-buhl]
adjective
deserving to be detested; abominable; hateful.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Middle French < Latin dētestābilis, equivalent to dētest(ārī) to detest + -ābilis -able

detestability, detestableness, noun
detestably, adverb
undetestability, noun
undetestable, adjective
undetestableness, noun
undetestably, adverb


execrable, abhorrent, loathsome, odious, vile.
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detestable (dɪˈtɛstəbəl)
 
adj
being or deserving to be abhorred or detested; abominable; odious
 
detesta'bility
 
n
 
de'testableness
 
n
 
de'testably
 
adv

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detestable
mid-15c., from Fr. détestable (14c.), from L. detestabilis, from detestari (see detest).
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