Definition of Detestableness

1. n. The quality or state of being detestable.



Definition of Detestableness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being detestable. ¹

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Definition of Detestableness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Detestableness

deterrer
deterrers
deterring
deterritorialization
deterritorializations
deters
detersion
detersions
detersive
detersively
detersiveness
detersives
detest
detestability
detestable
detestableness (current term)
detestably
detestation
detestations
detested
detester
detesters
detestest
detesteth
detesting
detests
detext
dethatch
dethatched
dethatcher

Literary usage of Detestableness

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1. A dictionary of the Greek and English languages: with a table of proper by Iōannēs Pervanoglou, Johannes Pervanoglu (1894)
"... abomination detestableness, infamy. adv. abominably, detestably, odiously. pvaa-c-ca), to defile; ..."

2. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1895)
"... climax of that general detestableness. Such is the elation attendant on what a self-elected .lady correspondent of ..."

3. George Eliot's Life as Related in Her Letters and Journals by George Eliot (1885)
"... who growls in my ear that " The Mill on the Floss " is detestable, and that the last volume will be the climax of that general detestableness. ..."

4. Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1910)
"... the fascinations of Tito, the detestableness of Grandcourt, &c., have a spontaneous and vibrating ring which is of the essence of George Eliot's mind; ..."

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