de|test|a|ble

de|test|a|ble
de|test|a|ble «dih TEHS tuh buhl», adjective.
deserving to be detested; hateful: »

Murder is a detestable crime.

SYNONYM(S): abhorrent, loathsome, abominable, execrable, odious, vile.
de|test´a|ble|ness, noun.

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