detestable detestable

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) offensive to the mind
  2. (adj) unequivocally detestable

Usage(s):

  1. I was the provocation, beingin the eyes of the mobthe detestable spawn of her traitorous union with a Westerner.
  2. That boyish awe, which even his most detestable characters possess, comes out increasingly as earnestness, from the tear-jerking Extras finale to the touching moments in Ghost Town.

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Quotes

  1. "This is a guy who lives in my neighborhood, who'sa professor of English in Chicago ...... somebody who engaged in detestable acts 40 years ago when I was 8 years old," Obama complained.
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

  2. "We did not want to give the signal of a withdrawal, which would have been a detestable signal at a time when we see the ravages that terrorism can do to the world," Sarkozy said on France-Info radio.
    on Dec 21, 2007 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: FOXNews

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