Definition of objectionable in English:



  • Arousing distaste or opposition; unpleasant or offensive.

    ‘I find his theory objectionable in its racist undertones’
    • ‘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.’
    offensive, unpleasant, disagreeable, distasteful, displeasing, unacceptable, off-putting, undesirable, obnoxious
    nasty, 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, noxious
    ghastly, horrible, horrid, sick-making
    disgustful, loathly
    exceptionable, rebarbative
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