What Does Detest Mean?


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Detest is a transitive verb which means to intensely dislike or hate an object or a subject. Detest is defined as a feeling of antipathy. Detest as a word originated in the 15th century via the French and Latin from the word 'detestari', which means to denounce or to bear as a witness against a person.

Detest is a feeling of disgust. It can be termed as form of protest.

The things that are considered to be evil are generally detested by the entire world.

The synonyms of detests are abhor, despise, disdain, dislike, abominate, hate and loathe. The antonym of detest is love.

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