Synonyms for detestable

Synonyms for (adj) detestable

Synonyms: detestable, odious, execrable, abominable

Definition: unequivocally detestable

Usage: abominable treatment of prisoners; detestable vices; execrable crimes; consequences odious to those you govern- Edmund Burke

Similar words: hateful

Definition: evoking or deserving hatred

Usage: no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude- Joseph Priestly

Synonyms: obscene, repugnant, repulsive, detestable, abhorrent

Definition: offensive to the mind

Usage: an abhorrent deed; the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee; morally repugnant customs; repulsive behavior; the most repulsive character in recent novels

Similar words: offensive

Definition: unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses

Usage: offensive odors

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