[uh b-jek-shuh-nuh-buh l]
- causing or tending to cause an objection, disapproval, or protest.
- offending good taste, manners, etiquette, propriety, etc.; offensive: objectionable behavior.
Origin of objectionable
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2. unacceptable, offensive, vile, odious.
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Examples from the Web for objectionably
He had never noticed before how objectionably noisy Martin was!Left Half Harmon
Ralph Henry Barbour
However, you will think me objectionably destitute of temperament.The Letters of Henry James (volume I)
"How objectionably direct you are," exclaimed Lambert in a vexed tone.Red Money
They were objectionably burly and red in the face; they wore an offensive number of buttons and straps upon their uniforms.A Voyage of Consolation
Sara Jeannette Duncan
His name was Silas Doring, and Walter found him talkative, although not objectionably so.Fighting in Cuban Waters
- unpleasant, offensive, or repugnant
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Word Origin and History for objectionably
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