What is another word for objectionable?

Pronunciation: [ɒbd͡ʒˈɛkʃənəbə͡l] (IPA)

When something is objectionable, it is distasteful or offensive. However, there are several synonyms for this word, including problematic, unacceptable, unpleasant, distasteful, offensive, and objectional. These words can be used interchangeably with the word "objectionable" to convey a similar meaning. Other synonyms for "objectionable" include controversial, divisive, disagreeable, unwanted, and difficult. In some cases, these synonyms may be used to communicate a slightly different meaning depending on the context in which they are used. Regardless of the synonym chosen, each word communicates a sense of disapproval or negativity towards something.

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What are the opposite words for objectionable?

The word 'objectionable' implies the quality of being offensive or objectionable to someone. It is often used to describe something that causes discomfort, displeasure or repugnance. When we think of antonyms for 'objectionable', the words that come to mind are pleasant, acceptable, agreeable, delightful, enjoyable, likable, pleasing, and satisfying. These words have a positive connotation and are frequently used to refer to something that is liked or approved. They can be used to refer to people, places, things, ideas or actions that are desirable and pleasing to the senses. Using these antonyms in communication can help to convey a positive and uplifting tone.

Usage examples for Objectionable

But, certainly, above all objectionable were the proceedings of the Assumptionists, a religious order which had amassed enormous wealth, and which, by the various local editions of its paper la Croix, had organized a campaign of venomous slander and abuse of the Republic and its leaders.
"A History of the Third French Republic"
C. H. C. Wright
This latter, in an artistic sense, is still more objectionable than the first named.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
If she married a man so objectionable to people in power, her father would be obliged to resign his post, her brother could never look for one, and her sister, who had just been engaged to a Count, would, of course, have to give up her engagement.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae

Famous quotes with Objectionable

  • Curiosity, n. An objectionable quality of the female mind. The desire to know whether or not a woman is cursed with curiosity is one of the most active and insatiable passions of the masculine soul.
    Ambrose Bierce
  • Parents should watch what their children watch and not use TV as a babysitter. If a show is objectionable they should turn it OFF. They should write the president of the network and tell him they are never going to watch that program again and why.
    Bill Bixby
  • There are two objectionable types of believers: those who believe the incredible and those who believe that 'belief' must be discarded and replaced by 'the scientific method.
    Max Born
  • It's rather naive, apart from being ethically objectionable, to assume that our investigators travel around the country with bags of money trying to bribe witnesses to lie on the witness stand. We just don't operate that way.
    Jim Garrison
  • The car is a character in the piece - I've never liked the car, I submitted to it's objectionable popularity.
    Paul M. Glaser

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