Definition and Meanings for detest
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Part of Speech of detest
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of detest
Meaning of detest
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to witness against; to denounce; to condemn.
- to hate intensely; to abhor; to abominate; to loathe; as, we detest what is contemptible or evil.