The state or quality of being detestable.
Stimulating disgust or detestation; offensive; shocking.
Capacity of being odious.
Worthy of being detested; abominable; extremely hateful; very odious; deserving abhorrence; as, detestable vices.
‘Thou hast defiled my sanctuary will all thy detestable things, and with all thine abominations.’;
offensive to the mind;
‘an abhorrent deed’; ‘the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee’; ‘morally repugnant customs’; ‘repulsive behavior’; ‘the most repulsive character in recent novels’;
‘abominable treatment of prisoners’; ‘detestable vices’; ‘execrable crimes’; ‘consequences odious to those you govern’;