from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Arousing disapproval; offensive: objectionable behavior.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Offensive and arousing disapproval; worthy of objection.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Liable to objection; likely to be objected to or disapproved of; offensive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being objected to; justly liable to objection; calling for disapproval.
  • n. An objectionable person.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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