objectionable


objectionable
objectionable (adj.) 1781, from OBJECTION (Cf. objection) + -ABLE (Cf. -able). Related: Objectionably.

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  • objectionable — I adjective abhorrent, abominable, annoying, antipathetic, base, deplorable, despicable, detestable, disagreeable, disgusting, dislikable, displeasing, distasteful, evil, exceptionable, execrable, filthy, foul, fulsome, gross, hateful, heinous,… …   Law dictionary

  • Objectionable — Ob*jec tion*a*ble, a. Liable to objection; likely to be objected to or disapproved of; offensive; as, objectionable words. {Ob*jec tion*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Objectionable-C — is a hackish take on Objective C . Objectionable C uses a Smalltalk like syntax, but lacks the flexibility of Smalltalk method calls, and (like many such efforts) comes frustratingly close to attaining the Right Thing without actually doing so …   Wikipedia

  • objectionable — [adj] not nice; unpleasant abhorrent, censurable, deplorable, disagreeable, dislikable, displeasing, distasteful, exceptionable, ill favored, inadmissible, indecorous, inexpedient, insufferable, intolerable, invidious, loathsome, lousy, murder,… …   New thesaurus

  • objectionable — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ arousing distaste or opposition. DERIVATIVES objectionableness noun objectionably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • objectionable — [əb jek′shənə bəl] adj. 1. open to objection 2. disagreeable; offensive objectionably adv …   English World dictionary

  • objectionable — [[t]əbʤe̱kʃənəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone or something as objectionable, you consider them to be extremely offensive and unacceptable. [FORMAL] I don t like your tone young woman, in fact I find it highly objectionable... Such… …   English dictionary

  • objectionable — adj. objectionable to * * * [əb dʒekʃ(ə)nəb(ə)l] objectionable to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • objectionable — ob|jec|tion|a|ble [əbˈdʒekʃənəbəl] adj formal unpleasant and likely to offend people = ↑offensive ▪ objectionable odours ▪ This programme contains scenes some viewers may find objectionable . >objectionably adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • objectionable — adjective unpleasant and likely to offend people; offensive: a most objectionable remark | What an objectionable man he is! objectionably adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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