Objectionable things are unwelcome or disliked. Your objectionable roommate might leave his dirty dishes everywhere, watch TV with the volume turned all the way up, and keep bringing home stray kittens.

If you've got a problem with someone's behavior, you can describe it as objectionable. Things like hate speech, bad jokes, and terrible music are all objectionable — obnoxious or even deplorable. In other words, you object to these things. The Latin root of object and objectionable is obiectare, "to oppose" or "to set against," literally meaning "to throw or put against."

Definitions of objectionable
  1. adjective
    causing disapproval or protest
    “a vulgar and objectionable person”
    synonyms: obnoxious
    unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses
  2. adjective
    liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to
    “found the politician's views objectionable
    synonyms: exceptionable
    not acceptable; not welcome
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