objectionable objectionable  /əb ˈdʒɛk ʃə nə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) causing disapproval or protest
  2. (adj) liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. They've been pulling objectionable stuff so long, it's a habit they can't break.
  2. For that reason, he says, he often agrees to perform hymenoplasties, even though it's the kind of indirectly coerced act he considers ethically objectionable.
  3. When Banker Kenmore of Monkey is shot his demise not only removes one more objectionable character from the world of fiction, but considerably enlivens a play.

News

  1. Pakistan threatens to ban Google over ‘blasphemous’ YouTube content

    Millions of Internet users in Pakistan could soon lose access to Gmail to Google Maps unless Google bows to demands being made by the Pakistani government. The Times of India reports that Anusha Rahman Khan, Pakistan’s IT and telecommunication minister, said the government may block access to all Google sites unless the company removes “blasphemous and objectionable material” from YouTube ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

  2. Google May Face Full Pakistan Block Over “Blasphemous” Materials

    Pakistan’s new IT and telecommunications minister has a problem. She wants to end to longstanding ban on Google’s YouTube, but she also needs assurances that Google will work to block “blasphemous and objectionable” materials from the world’s most popular video …
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WebProNews

  3. Google to be banned in Pakistan if it doesn't clean up YouTube

    The country's new IT minister reportedly says the Web giant must remove "blasphemous and objectionable material" from its video sharing site, or face serious consequences. [Read more]        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "Government owning a stake in any private US company is objectionable to most Americans - me included," Paulson said. "Yet the alternative of leaving businesses and consumers without access to financing is totally unacceptable. When financing...
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: USA Today

  2. On whether there would be any more entries into Congress, he said, "just wait and watch. The comments feature has been suspended until further notice because of the posting of abusive and objectionable comments.
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Gordon Brown Source: Herald Publications

  3. "I support the primary objective of this legislation, to forestall reductions in physician payments. Yet taking choices away from seniors to pay physicians is wrong. This bill is objectionable, and I am vetoing it," Bush said in a statement to...
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Reuters

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