Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Hateful; abominable.

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Usage examples "detestable":

  1. He was absolutely, on this occasion, a living, detestable, dangerous presence. - "The Turn of the Screw", Henry James.
  2. Rose is almost detestable. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. When pose is a deliberate attempt to deceive other people for your own credit, it is detestable. - "Father Payne", Arthur Christopher Benson.