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Arousing distaste or opposition; unpleasant or offensive.‘I find his theory objectionable in its racist undertones’
offensive, unpleasant, disagreeable, distasteful, displeasing, unacceptable, off-putting, undesirable, obnoxiousnasty, disgusting, awful, terrible, dreadful, frightful, repulsive, repellent, repugnant, revolting, abhorrent, loathsome, hateful, detestable, reprehensible, deplorable, appalling, insufferable, intolerable, despicable, contemptible, beyond the pale, odious, vile, obscene, foul, unsavoury, unpalatable, sickening, nauseating, nauseous, noxiousghastly, horrible, horrid, sick-makingbeastlyboggingdisgustful, loathlyexceptionable, rebarbativeView synonyms
- ‘He reserves the right to refuse designs that he considers offensive, immoral, or objectionable.’
- ‘Aidwa says this is objectionable because it projects a daughter as a liability and a son as an investment.’
- ‘It is made all the more objectionable by virtue of the fact that it offends not only the sense of hearing, but the sense of sight also.’
- ‘Are their tears less objective and more objectionable than your rancour?’
- ‘It's the banality, rather than the misogyny, which is objectionable.’
- ‘Without that democracy, my vote will be no, even if I have to share that vote with some of the most objectionable people possible.’
- ‘I wonder what the revolting students find objectionable about that.’
- ‘It is objectionable because of the terms in which this is put.’
- ‘Personally I think four letter words used in an offensive way are all objectionable.’
- ‘The publishers promised to delete objectionable paragraphs from the book.’
- ‘No one seems to find profiling objectionable here, despite its bad name in the press.’
- ‘As Nietzsche explained, suffering is objectionable and senseless unless it is witnessed.’
- ‘In a country where love is objectionable, hatred for sure reigns supreme.’
- ‘Some of these comments, however, I find offensive or otherwise objectionable.’
- ‘She's trying to sound as objectionable as possible, surely; that's the only explanation.’
- ‘What if I don't really like your site or I think there is objectionable material on it?’
- ‘To those who found it offensive, objectionable or even just irritating I can only ask for forgiveness.’
- ‘This is certainly a worthy cause for which to go into battle, and the boycott was indeed wholly objectionable for this reason alone.’
- ‘But what about the dignity of the dummy, who acted the objectionable scenes on her behalf?’
- ‘Not only is it objectionable but it is also patently ridiculous.’
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