detestable in a sentence

Example sentences for detestable

The need to ascribe to others those rather detestable characteristics that one recognizes in oneself--but cannot afford to own.
All of which would be a sad and detestable bit of history, except that it is happening again.
They were detestable actions that resulted in loss of life.
Nothing was ever written more detestable in matter and manner.
She was magnificent in her work, although a detestable job.
Editorial comments from northern newspapers immediately denounced the decision as wicked, detestable, and cowardly.

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