To detest something is to hate it very much. Some people might detest politicians, while others might detest the way the world is going.

  • The politician is detested by most of the people in the town.

  • The city is detested by most of the people in the country.

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Example Sentences for detested

  • 1

    Unanimous hatred and detestation is not.

  • 2

    Flaubert detested the bourgeoisie.

  • 3

    It's the cigarette that I loathe and detest.

  • 4

    The detestation of the crowd was expressed vividly.

  • 5

    The man is regarded detestable to be abominated.

  • 6

    There is nothing 'detestable' about them.

  • 7

    I detest pomposity and self interest.

  • 8

    It was a detestable epithet, but that dosen't make it untrue.

  • 9

    However, in the absence of a reasonable excuse it is detestable.

  • 10

    I admire and detest it at the same time.