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OBJECTIONABLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does objectionable mean? 

OBJECTIONABLE (adjective)
  The adjective OBJECTIONABLE has 2 senses:

1. causing disapproval or protest
2. liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to

  Familiarity information: OBJECTIONABLE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OBJECTIONABLE (adjective)


Sense 1objectionable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Causing disapproval or protest

Synonyms:

objectionable; obnoxious

Context example:

a vulgar and objectionable person

Similar:

offensive (unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses)


Sense 2objectionable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to

Synonyms:

exceptionable; objectionable

Context examples:

a thoroughly unpleasant highly exceptionable piece of writing / found the politician's views objectionable

Similar:

unacceptable (not acceptable; not welcome)


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