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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·test·able /dɪˈtɛstəbəl, di-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·test·a·ble a.  Worthy of being detested; abominable; extremely hateful; very odious; deserving abhorrence; as, detestable vices.
    Thou hast defiled my sanctuary will all thy detestable things, and with all thine abominations.   --Ezek. v. 11.
 Syn: -- Abominable; odious; execrable; abhorred.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: offensive to the mind; "an abhorrent deed"; "the obscene
             massacre at Wounded Knee"; "morally repugnant
             customs"; "repulsive behavior"; "the most repulsive
             character in recent novels" [syn: abhorrent, obscene,
              repugnant, repulsive]
      2: unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of
         prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes";
         "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke
         [syn: abominable, execrable, odious]