[ uhb-jek-shuh-nuh-buhl ]
/ əbˈdʒɛk ʃə nə bəl /


causing or tending to cause an objection, disapproval, or protest.
offending good taste, manners, etiquette, propriety, etc.; offensive: objectionable behavior.


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Origin of objectionable

First recorded in 1775–85; objection + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM objectionable

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British Dictionary definitions for objectionable

/ (əbˈdʒɛkʃənəbəl) /


unpleasant, offensive, or repugnant

Derived forms of objectionable

objectionability or objectionableness, nounobjectionably, adverb
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