Definition of detestably in US English:



  • See detestable

    • ‘The woman was detestably sensible, opinionated, and outspoken and her son trusted her reasoning above all things, except, perhaps his own.’
    • ‘‘We shouldn't have come this far,’ he said quietly, some irrepressible and detestably responsible instinct rising up and taking him by surprise.’
    • ‘He spoiled her detestably, he always had and she took advantage of that fact at every opportunity.’
    • ‘This situation was detestably rectified, as could be clearly seen in face as she jarred forward.’
    • ‘The thing is, is not cowardly, but profoundly and detestably wicked.’