Antonyms of adj detestable

2 senses of detestable

Sense 1
abhorrent, detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsive -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA offensive) -> inoffensive -- (giving no offense; "a quiet inoffensive man"; "a refreshing inoffensive stimulant")

Sense 2
abominable, detestable, execrable, odious -- (unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke)

INDIRECT (VIA hateful) -> lovable, loveable -- (having characteristics that attract love or affection; "a mischievous but lovable child")

Similarity of adj detestable

2 senses of detestable

Sense 1
abhorrent, detestable, obscene, repugnant, repulsive -- (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")
       => offensive (vs. inoffensive) -- (unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors")

Sense 2
abominable, detestable, execrable, odious -- (unequivocally detestable; "abominable treatment of prisoners"; "detestable vices"; "execrable crimes"; "consequences odious to those you govern"- Edmund Burke)
       => hateful (vs. lovable) -- (evoking or deserving hatred; "no vice is universally as hateful as ingratitude"- Joseph Priestly)

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