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Definition of Detest

Detest

  1. To witness against; to denounce; to condemn.
  2. To hate intensely; to abhor; to abominate; to loathe; as, we detest what is contemptible or evil.

Detest Quotations

God knows I detest slavery but it is an existing evil, and we must endure it and give it such protection as is guaranteed by the Constitution.
Millard Fillmore

I detest racialism, because I regard it as a barbaric thing, whether it comes from a black man or a white man.
Nelson Mandela

I have three kinds of friends: those who love me, those who pay no attention to me, and those who detest me.
Nicolas Chamfort

I deeply detest social distinction and snobbery, and in that lies my strong aversion to titular honours.
Helen Clark

I detest politics, to be honest with you. It's a cesspool. And I don't think I would fare well in that cesspool because I don't believe in political correctness and I certainly don't believe in dishonesty.
Benjamin Carson
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Detest Translations

detest in German is verabscheuen
detest in Italian is odio, avere in orrore
detest in Norwegian is avsky
detest in Spanish is renegar, aborrecer, detestar
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