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On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to detestation, such as: abhorrence, animosity, aversion, disgust, dislike, and execration.

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How to use detestation in a sentence

  • He therefore urged the Achaeans not only to decline the offer, but to hold Eumenes in detestation for thinking of making it.

  • But you are exhausted; and notwithstanding my detestation of that infernal tyrant, your master, I am a humane man.

    Wandering Heath | Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • She and Lady Ralegh had 'an ancient acquaintance,' which had resulted in mutual detestation.

    Sir Walter Ralegh | William Stebbing

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