Pronunciation of Detestable
/dɪtˈɛstəbə͡l/, /dɪtˈɛstəbəl/, /d_ɪ_t_ˈɛ_s_t_ə_b_əl/
Antonyms for detestable:
Synonyms for detestable:
god-awful, ugly, sick, gruesome, scabby, insufferable, horrid, nauseating, sickening, horrifying, Despisable, bruising, ghastly, evil, horrible, putrid, traumatic, murderous, hellish, stinking, verminous, revolting, appalling, frightful, repellent.
loathsome, abominable (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for detestable:
- Follow my advice, and if the detestable widow does not take care she will be the only person put to shame. - "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- And then all rich people are detestable, anyway- selfish to the core, and horrid. - "Love, The Fiddler", Lloyd Osbourne.
- And a minute later she was not in the carriage, and a policeman near the lighted entrance of the club shouted in a detestable voice to Panteleimon: What are you stopping for, you crow? - "The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories", Anton Chekhov.