Detestable and Lovable


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Detestable adjective – Not following or in accordance with standards of honor and decency.
Lovable is an antonym for detestable.
Nearby Words: detestation, detested, detestably, detesting
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Lovable adjective – Having qualities that tend to make one loved.
Usage example: she was a lovable child, always helpful and kind

Detestable is an antonym for lovable in endearing topic.
Nearby Words: love, loving, lover, loved, lovably
Antonyms for Lovable
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Things that words describes

person detestable person lovable person
character detestable character lovable character
man detestable man lovable man
villain detestable villain lovable villain
Other nouns: qualities.
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Detestable & Lovable. N.p., 2016. Web. 18 Apr. 2021. <>.
Lovable or Detestable. 2016. Accessed April 18, 2021.

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