Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
objectionable

ob·jec·tion·a·ble

objectionable

 
pronunciation:
b jek sh n bl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: arousing or resulting in objection or disapproval; offensive.
His parents found his choice of a wife objectionable.I didn't see anything objectionable in the letter, so I don't know why he was offended.Many people find spitting in public to be objectionable behavior.
synonyms:
disagreeable, offensive, unacceptable
antonyms:
agreeable, unobjectionable
similar words:
abominable, deplorable, displeasing, improper, intolerable, loathsome, obnoxious, repugnant, ugly, unbearable, undesirable, unpleasant, unsavory, unseemly, vile
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivation: objectionably (adv.)